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Scrub Daddy Announces Their Recycling Rewards Program

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Scrub Daddy, Shark Tank’s cleaning brand sensation, is proud to announce on Earth Day the launch of a new initiative they call their Recycling Rewards program. The program provides consumers an answer to the frequently asked question "are Scrub Daddy sponges recyclable?", as well as a way to help the planet.

"It has always been a goal of mine and the company to reduce our carbon footprint by embarking on environmental initiatives such as powering our plant with Solar rooftop electricity and launching a line of sustainable/natural products. This recycling rewards program which I have been developing for over a year fits in with our mission and makes me proud to produce the first fully recyclable sponge line," said Aaron Krause Scrub Daddy’s President & CEO.

Like many products, the afterlife of a Scrub Daddy was historically fated for the trash and landfill. This quickly changed when the brand was introduced to the concept of Shredded Heat™ otherwise known as Alternative Engineered Fuel.

At its forefront, the Recycling Rewards program offers users a better way to dispose of old and otherwise unusable Scrub Daddies and Mommies by recycling the product back to its parent company. Scrub Daddy is offering the incentive of rewarding participants for their green efforts, by awarding a $2.00 credit to their online ‘Smile Shop’ for every qualifying donation.

Once the used Scrub Daddy products are returned, the journey for the retired sponges doesn’t end at the Scrub Daddy Headquarters. From there, they are sent to an Industrial Recycling Facility where they are sorted and shredded alongside other non-hazardous secondary materials. The result is a lower emission, lower waste fuel used to power cement kilns. These kilns are responsible for producing the concrete we use to pave our roads. That’s what we call full circle with a smile!

For more information on Scrub Daddy’s recycling program, please visit:

ABOUT SCRUB DADDY Founded in 2012, Scrub Daddy, one of the most successful companies in Shark Tank history, is redefining the cleaning category in stores around the world. Scrub Daddy’s happy face, with cut out eyes and mouth, is made unique by its patented texture changing FlexTexture® material. Today, the smile faced sponge company offers a full line of innovative cleaning tools including: the dual sided Scrub Mommy and Sponge Daddy, Eraser Daddy10X, Scour Daddy and the Soap Daddy soap dispensing system to name just a few products.

Scrub Daddy products can be found at most major regional and national and international retailers including: Amazon, Bed Bath & Beyond, Walmart, Target, Lowe’s, Kroger and Safeway/Albertson’s. Scrub Daddy’s mission is to develop the world’s most innovative and fun cleaning tools. For more information about the company, please visit

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Stephanie Krause
Director of Public Relations