Wettex Classic Sponge Cloth 3-Pack

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The original Wettex Classic Sponge Cloth is 100% biodegradable and compostable, made from cellulose and cotton. It is tough and absorbent for all wet purpose cleaning, absorbing up to 15 times its own dry weight. A more sustainable alternative to paper towels.

Product Highlights

1. Super Absorbent

Wettex sponge cloths are super absorbent, excellent for spill pick-up and fast wiping of wet surfaces in kitchens, bathrooms, offices, bars and restaurants. It can absorb up to 15 times its own dry weight, and leaves a streak-free finish.

2. 100% Biodegradable and Compostable

Made from cellulose and cotton, and is packed dry to avoid use of chemical preservatives. Manufactured using water-based colours and is chlorine-free, it is 100% biodegradable within 8 weeks, as tested by an external institute, and can be thrown into the compost.  

3. Colour-coded

3 colours included. Use colours to segregate the different types of tasks you have to carry on areas you have to clean to avoid cross contamination of bacteria, germs and viruses. For example, yellow for kitchen, pink for bathroom, green for toilet, etc.

MORE INFORMATION on the Wettex Classic Sponge Cloth - Dry

MORE INFORMATION on the Wettex Classic Sponge Cloth - Dry

Wettex is the fast-wiping, hygienic and easy-to-use cloth, absorbing up to 15 times its own dry weight, absorbency of a sponge, but quick drying like a paper towel. It saves time due to fast wetting, easy rinsing and wringing plus extra high absorption capacity due to natural materials. In fact, they combine the advantages of sponges and paper towels into one affordable, multipurpose product. Biodegradable like a paper towel, but can be washed and reused like a sponge.

Wettex dishcloths can be used throughout the kitchen, bathroom, laundry and office as a sponge and paper towel alternative. They are streak free and are great for cleaning glass and windows unlike paper towels that leave behind lint.

The original Wettex manufacturer in Norrköping, Sweden.

To rinse your Wettex sponge cloth, simply put it in your washing machine at up to 60 °C or wash it by hand after use. Choose Wettex® for quick, effortless and lint-free wet wiping.



Super Absorbent

Absorbs an incredible 15 times its own dry weight and dries fast, keeping it fresher for longer.


100% Biodegradeable and Compostable

Made from cellulose and cotton. It is 100% biodegradeable and can be thrown into the compost. An affordable and eco friendly althernative to paper towels and sponges.


Soft Cleaning

The fabric mix is designed to be super-soft, which makes it a versatile specialist when it comes to wet wiping, especially on delicate surfaces.

Frequently Asked Questions

After growing tired of traditional linen towels, in 1949 the Swedish engineer Curt Lindquist sought out to create a sponge cloth that dries quickly like a towel, but is very absorbent like a sponge. Thus the Wettex sponge cloth was born. His wife Margareta named the sponge cloth ”Wettex”, which is an abbreviation of the words “wet” and “textile”. This type of sponge cloth has been used in virtually every Swedish household for more than 70 years and we are now bringing this to all Australian households.
As a sponge and paper towel alternative, Wettex dish cloths are very eco friendly. Their cellulose/cotton composition, non toxic water-based colours and chlorine-free production process reduce waste generated by packaging cloth, making it biodegradable. Unlike traditional sponges, they can go into your compost. Wettex sponge cloths are biodegradable, vegan, and eco-friendly! Founded by Swedish entrepreneur Curt Lindquist, Wettex has maintained its quality throughout the years and has become a perfect kitchen companion around the world.
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