Wonderful Swedish super absorbent cloths far outperform regular cotton rags, paper towels and sponges because they are so light and absorbent. When moistened, they soak up any mess and leave a squeaky clean surface behind. This mat is for your dishes! Simply was them, place on mat, let dishes air dry or pat dry with the new mat! It gently dries glassware, giving them a streak-free shine. You can also place it under your cutting-board creating a slip-resistant surface! 16×12″ Easy to clean _ place in dishwasher on top rack, in the washer machine, or microwave WET for 2 minutes to disinfect 100% Biodegradable _ breaks down within 6 weeks in home compost, 16 weeks in a commercial landfill. Absorbs 15 times its weight _ outlasts 16 sheets of paper towels and save money & help protect our environment. Lasts for at least 6 months _ in a standard home Many creative uses- wash dishes, clean windows, crystal, use as a washcloth in shower & many and many more ideas!