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meladeso · 22/01/2019 07:33

Put loo brushes in the dishwasher on their own, on hot setting, followed by a hot wash on empty??!!!

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WoogleCone · 22/01/2019 07:34

I'd have to discard the dishwasher afterwards :/

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Etihad · 22/01/2019 07:36

I don’t think I would do that.

Just wondering how much all that hot water/electricity/detergent would compare financially and environmentally to getting some cheap new loo brushes?

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LaurieFairyCake · 22/01/2019 07:36

Of course it's fine ! Dishwashers temperature is set to kill all bugs

I wouldn't and don't even do a hot wash afterwards

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finn1020 · 22/01/2019 07:36

Eww!

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popcornwizard · 22/01/2019 07:37

Yes Envy not envy

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Thisgirlcant · 22/01/2019 07:37

Put them in a bucket with boiling hot bleach water.

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LaurieFairyCake · 22/01/2019 07:37

The rule of thumb is always to reuse before re-buying

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Bishbashthrash · 22/01/2019 07:38

That is disgusting!

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peeblet · 22/01/2019 07:38

yesEnvy you can cheap replacements -
even John Lewis basics is £3

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GetYourRocksOff · 22/01/2019 07:38

Just ditch the loo brush. Gross things.

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shitwithsugaron · 22/01/2019 07:39

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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RainbowWaffles · 22/01/2019 07:41

Just buy a new one, treat yourself.

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1Bobbinwinder · 22/01/2019 07:41

Bleach is your friend here, surely?

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Etihad · 22/01/2019 07:41

Yes I agree about the reusing thing, as much as possible. But putting loo brushes in the dishwasher is gross and not very efficient as you would be using a huge amount of water. Bucket of hot water is a good idea!

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Thisisthelaststraw · 22/01/2019 07:41

I have no idea but I wouldn’t do it.

Tiny particles of faecal matter flowing around my dishes 🤮

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Stompythedinosaur · 22/01/2019 07:42

I don't think I would do this personally.

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ErictheGuineaPig · 22/01/2019 07:42

Jesus christ, why????

Why would you need your loo brush to be that clean when it just gets used to clean a loo? Why would your risk contaminating your food area for it? I can't fathom what your thinking is here?!

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81Byerley · 22/01/2019 07:43

It shouldn't be necessary. Every morning when I clean the bathroom, I put bleach down the loo and scrub round it, then leave the brush in the loo soaking while I clean the rest of the bathroom. I'm sure the bleach leaves the brush fresh and clean.

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MirandaWest · 22/01/2019 07:43

I wouldn’t. If I felt the loo brushes couldn’t be used any more I would buy new ones.

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scrivette · 22/01/2019 07:43

I am very lax about these sort of things and even I wouldn't!
This is the sort of thing bleach should be used for!

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Tattybear16 · 22/01/2019 07:43

Gag moment. Can’t beleive you’re even considering it.

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meladeso · 22/01/2019 07:43

I know the thought of it makes me Envytoo, but I'm sick to death of how easily we just discard plastic.

I am NOT buying new ones ever 6 months or whatever. I don't care how cheap they are.

Any alternative suggestions? Did someone say bucket of hot water and bleach?

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LaurieFairyCake · 22/01/2019 07:44

My dishwasher is eco friendly so uses less water than hand washing.

I do my 4 loo brushes, pots they go in, pots they stand on (it's a whole contraption) every month in the dishwasher. It's a full load, wouldn't put anything else in with them.

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MirandaWest · 22/01/2019 07:44

But not sure why the loo brush would need to be that clean anyway

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LaurieFairyCake · 22/01/2019 07:45

I've had my loo brushes 3 years! They cost £15 each (in a sale). There's no way I'd discard plastic like that.

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