Saturday, December 29, 2012

Skoy Cloths Review and Giveaway

What's a Skoy Cloth?

I said the same thing to myself a few weeks ago. 
I have recently been trying to find ways to be more "green", and one thing on my list was to reduce my kitchen waste. 

So, when I was doing some research, I came across 

Picture of SKOY cloths in orange, blue and yellow

The company was created by 2 stay at home moms who wanted to reduce landfill waste. 
They were shocked when they found out that paper towels contribute to 2.5 MILLION pounds of waste a year. 

Skoy Cloths are 
  • 100% Biodegradable!
  • Absorbent
  • Reuseable
  • European made
  • Clean
  • Fun!

1 Skoy Cloth is like buying 15 rolls of paper towels! That's alot of money, and waste!

When I received mine ( a 4 pack is $6.99!) 
I decided to try them right away, I mean if I could start saving money and reduce waste immediately, why wouldn't I?

The first thing I noticed was how absorbent they were, I tested it on some juice that Riley spilled on my table, and the cloth easily soaked up about 6 oz of juice. 

The next thing, is that when I rang out the Skoy Cloth in the sink, it rang out almost completely DRY! I mean, it felt damp, but was definitely ready for another use. 

It was 100% dry within about an hour on my kitchen counter. 

You can microwave your reuseable paper towel   
for 15 seconds to keep it germ free. 

I am definitely excited to be using these, knowing how much waste I am saving, and how inexpensive they are, here in Florida a roll of paper towels (the cheapest kind available at walmart) is .88 cents (15x.88=$13.22x4=) 
That means for the same use, I would spend $52.00, compared to a 4 pack of Skoy cloths for $6.99. 

The 4 pack I bought will easily last me a year!

You can purchase yours here.

One lucky reader is going to win their own 4 pack of Skoy Cloths. 
Please enter using the rafflecopter form below. 
Giveaway open to US residents only please!

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Disclosure: I was given a 4 pack of Skoy Cloths to help with my review. All opinions are 100% mine.



  1. We reuse shopping bags and recycle

  2. Recycle and reuse.

    cgclynsg0 @ gmail dot com

  3. Walk or take public transportation as possible.

  4. I have a bunch of reusable grocery bags that I use at ever store I shop at. I also use washcloths a lot to clean with.

  5. I try to recycle as much as possible.

  6. We recycle, use energy efficient appliances, and air dry our clothing.

    Desiree Dunbar

  7. re-usable bags, turning off lights when not necessary etc. My college has energy efficient washer and dryers which make me feel better about doing laundry, and we have a couple gold rated buildings on campus.

  8. I recycle everything.

  9. We recycle and have a compost pile.
    Entered the rafflecopter form as "Wild Orchid"

    Thanks for the cool giveaway!

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  10. Recycle and reduce our waste to leave a small footprint.

  11. I recycle everything I can and try to grow some veggies indoors!

  12. I recycle anything I can

  13. I try to upcycle glass and card as much as I can.

  14. Recycle and compost. Thanks for the giveaway.

  15. use refillable water bottles
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  16. I recycle as much as I can.
    Miz Vickik

  17. I line dry laundry year round (I live in north Texas though, so it's fairly easy)..we don't use paper towels at all.. if I am mopping the kitchen, I'll do the bathrooms with the same water when I am done...but not the other way around...LOL..we compost, we recycle, we upcycle..we actually enjoy hunting for the odd bit of cast off furniture, etc and refinishing it.

  18. recycle laundry water on yard

  19. I changed all of my light bulbs to the energy savers and I recycle like crazy.

  20. we have chickens ducks and goats and they get our leftovers.

  21. I recycle and I try to conserve, energy, water and gas. (Corey Olomon)

  22. I am trying to buy more reusable products all the time to be more "green".

  23. We use reusable bags, buy organic, and buy used whenever possible

  24. Reduce, reuse, and recycle. And I try to make my own cleaning products as much as possible.


  25. I use reusable bags and I recycle everything I can.
    Virginia Rowell

  26. We try to conserve water use. I turn the faucet off while brushing my teeth. I use limited water in washing dishes.

  27. We use reusable bags for our shopping.

  28. I recycle almost everything and have a compost bin.

  29. I recycle and would like to try skoy cloths

  30. We try to go in our car as little as possible. We might drive once a week.
    Michelle Tucker

    zenrei57 (at) hotmail dot com

    We buy as much *used* goods as possible, and
    recycle/repurpose faithfully!

  32. I recycle.

    Brittney House

  33. reduce, reuse, recycle

    trixie420247 at yahoo dot com

  34. We recycle everything, buy recycled products and do things like turn the water off when we are brushing our teeth.

  35. i commute to work with my mom to save gas
    susansmoaks at gmail dot com
    tony l smoaks on rafflecopter

  36. I make my own laundry detergent and fabric softener and store them in recycled containers. I grow veggies too.
    terri.moore 30 at yahoo dot com

  37. I reuse plastic grocery bags to clean up after my dogs and plan to use cloth diapers.

  38. I consider myself very frugal, not green.

  39. I make sure to use a ruseable bag when out shopping