7 Unexpected Uses for Your Microwave (Page 3)

Sanitize Your Kitchen Sponge

2. Sanitize Your Kitchen Sponge

Sponges are a breeding ground for germs. It’s easy to just throw them away, but they’re not cheap, so extend the use of your sponge by zapping away harmful bacteria in your microwave daily! Just place your (wet) sponge in the microwave and nuke it for 2 minutes on High. That should be enough to kill 99% of the harmful bacteria that set up camp there.

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