Saturday, August 28, 2010

Skoy Cloth Review and Giveaway

Confession time-I am kind of a chronic counter wiper downer.
With paper towels.
I like to wipe the counters-A LOT.  It gives me inner peace to see a freshly wiped counter.
I didn't used to be this way.
I was a partial slob for like the first 5 years of my marriage.  Clean counters never really mattered all that much to me, I used to work full time and in the days of one child I usually didn't have a mess on my counters.
So no biggie.
Fast forward to now-full time SAHM and homeschooling mom to 2, wife to a Pilot that is usually running out the door at all hours of the day and a man who can't really concern himself with counter crumbs.  Insert me and my pseudo-crunchiness, I am in the process of trying to un-paper towel my family.  Jet Pilot hates them, kids usually use baby wipes for their messy faces, so really when you get down to it, its just me that has the Paper Towel Addiction.
But I am getting better and just recently I was sent a product that I think will relieve a large portion of my paper towel addiction.
  
SKOY Cloth were created by 2 moms from Encinitas who wanted to create a cloth better than any cloth they have ever used in their kitchen that was both eco-friendly, and reusable.  The idea was born when one of the creators remembered one indispensable cloth she used while living in Europe in the 90's.  Skoy Cloth was later born from that idea.  Skoy Cloth are 100% biodegradable, reusable, absorbent and European Made.  They absorb 15 TIMES their weight and are the eco-friendly alternative to paper towels.  (Seeing as one Skoy is equivalent to 15 ROLLS OF PAPER TOWELS!)  Hello, how could you not want to use Skoy??  Plus since its reusable you can throw it in the wash, nuke it in the microwave (make sure the cloth is wet first), or just toss it in the dishwasher.  Eco-conscious and easy to maintain-THIS CHICK IS SOLD.


I used SKOY to wash my dishes, and to wipe down counters, stove, table, microwave..you get the idea.  My Skoy cloth got a LOT of use that first day.
And it stood up well.
I used it for 3 days and then tossed it in the washer, its now back to putting in work in my kitchen and it is holding up GREAT!  I give SKOY 2 GIGANTIC thumbs UP!!  Thanks Skoy for helping a girl un-paper towel herself!

BUY IT:
You can buy Skoy Cloth here
or

WIN IT:

Skoy Cloth has offered two "The Dill-io" readers a 4 pack of Skoy Cloth to use in their home! 

This giveaway is offered to US residents only.


MANDATORY ENTRY: Visit the Skoy site and let me know something you learned there.  Please leave an email addy in your comments so I have a way of contacting you when you win!!  

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  • Tweet this giveaway (just hit the Retweet button at the top of this post!!) (+1 entry daily)
This contest is open to residents of the USA. Contest ends on September 13th at 11:59 pm CST. The winner will be chosen using random.org and will be notified via email.  The lucky winner will have 48 hours to contact me. If you fail to contact me within the 48 hour period, a new winner will be chosen.

Disclosure: I received no monetary compensation for this review. I received products from Skoy Cloth for review and was under no obligation from any person(s) or company to post a positive review. All information on Skoy Cloth was obtained from literature sent to me or published online on their website.  All thoughts and opinions are 100% mine.

166 comments:

keensensefortheobvious said...

I learned that Skoy cloths are chlorine free, which is a big deal here since I have a daughter allergic to chlorine. ~ GA Peach

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I re-tweeted about your giveaway on twitter. ~ GA Peach

Danelle said...

I learned sing a skoy cloth is equivalent to using 15 rolls of paper towels in an average home, andit is long-lasting because of the wash ability feature. It dries quickly, so it is not a breeding ground for bacteria.

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Angie said...

They can be washed in the dishwasher or the washer. angiewith3 at live dot com

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Miss Lissy said...

I learned they are great for golf clubs!
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Davette said...

I learned that it is dishwasher safe, so you can even wash them right in the kitchen!

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Emily said...

Made from natural cotton and wood-based cellulose pulp
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Amanda & Colby said...

After an independent composting test, SKOY cloth broke down completely within 5 weeks.

That is super fast!

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Laura said...

I learned that they're 100% biodegradable! I love that about these!

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malinda said...

I love that they are made in the USA

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Emilie said...

I learned: The SKOY cloth is long-lasting because of the wash ability feature. It dries quickly, so it is not a breeding ground for bacteria.

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Christie said...

They now have a larger cloth, which is great, because it looks to be about the size of a paper towel! I love SKOY cloths, but don't like that they shrink once you wash and dry them (maybe I should air dry them?)

Tammylyne said...

I learned they have no chlorine!
Coming over from this for that :)
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Njos Family said...

They can be washed in the dishwasher
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tristatecruisers said...

i learned that it dries quickly, so it is not a breeding ground for bacteria and it's 100% biodegradable!! :)

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Thabal said...

I was worried about this while I read your review. However, after going thru the website, found that 'It dries quickly, so it is not a breeding ground for bacteria'. That is great. Thanks for the giveaway.

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Amanda said...

I learned that Skoy cloths biodegrade in as little as five weeks! Thats cool.
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Emily N. said...

I learned the SKOY can be cleaned in your dishwasher and is washer and dryer safe up to 90°C (190°F).
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Mickey said...

I learned that the SKOY can be cleaned in your dishwasher or washer/dryer up to 190°F.

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Small Footprints said...

I learned that Skoy clothes are chlorine-free. Yay!

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Amanda said...

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Angie said...

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Cindi S World said...

I learned that in a composting test, skoy cloth completely broke down in 5 weeks!

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Flufferwuffer said...

I learned that the name Skoy comes from the Swedish word "Skoj" that means "just for fun!"

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CinnamonLaine said...

I wondered what Skoj mean - just for fun is a great word! I learned to that these can be washed in the washer or the dishwasher

Down Roads Less Traveled said...

I just re-tweeted you skoy cloth giveaway- GA Peach

Down Roads Less Traveled said...

I just re-tweeted about the skoy cloth giveaway. ~ GA Peach

Leandrea at Coupons Are Great said...

I learned that they can be washed in the dishwasher. Now that is neat! leandrea246(at)hotmail(dot)com

Miranda Ward said...

They are made from natural cotton

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I just retweeted your skoy cloth giveaway ~Peachy

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I retweeted your skoy cloth giveaway~Peachy

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I just rttweeted your skoy cloth gveaway ~ GA Peach

Penny W said...

i learned they have fundraising available

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I just retweeted your skoy cloth giveaway~ Ga Peach

Robyn said...

I learned that they can last for months and dries quickly. Sounds so much better than a sponge or paper towels!!

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already a follower via GFC :)