These biodegradable souvenir dish cloths are a special addition to your kitchen. There are 4 New Zealand themed designs to choose from of word art featuring typography of classic NZ Food and Māori phrases, a Māori girl illustration and a kiwiana grid These cloths are also 100% bio-degradable . At the end of the product life they can be disposed of in compost. They will start to biodegrade in 45-60 days in a home compost and ink used is non toxic. The expected service life of this product is approx 1 year. Drying the cloth between uses can extend it's service life.