Voted one of the Ten Best Green Household Products by The Independent
The orginal Eco Balls! Ecozone Ecoballs® are an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional washing liquid and powder. Simply put the three Ecoballs® into your washing machine instead of detergent, et voila! Clean clothes. Eco balls ionize the water, allowing it to get deep into your clothes and lift the dirt away. Good for up to 1000 washes, which works out cheaper than 3p a load! (Based on a 30 minute cycle). Rinse cycles can be shortened, and the Eco balls won't damage or fade clothing. Also, they are fully hypoallergenic, which is good news for people sensitive to phosphates and optical brighteners.
If you've been using Ecoballs for sometime, then you can buy your Ecoball Refill here too.
- Reuse for up to 1000 washes (the same as approx. 50 boxes of washing powder!)
- Cost less than 3p per wash (normal washing powder costs approx. 25-30p per wash)
- No more heavy shopping loads full of bulky boxes
- Perfect for sensitive skin
- Cuts out the need for a rinse cycle
- You save money, water and energy, and help the environment
- 100% hypoallergenic, residue and antibacterial
- No toxic chemicals
- No harsh detergents
- No petrochemicals
- No animal testing
- Non-toxic solid washing pellets
- Higher alkyl sulphate
- Non-ionic surfactant
- Sodium metasilicate
- Calcium carbonate
- Sodium carbonate
- Sodium tripolyphosphate
- Cellulose gum
Instructions for Use:
- Place load in washing machine.
- Place all 3 Ecoballs® on top of the load, together.
- Use stain remover provided on stains.
- Ecoballs® do not contain bleach, so add a natural bleach if desired.
- Select the desired water temperature (but DO NOT EXCEED 60C).
- There is no need to remove the Ecoballs® during any of the washing cycles, but do not put in the tumble dryer.
- Once finished washing, remove the Eco Balls and leave out to dry.
Try with confidence - this product has a 30 day money back guarantee!
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I bought these recently as I am allergic to chemicals I household products. I have to say that I am very impressed and have already recommended to lots of people. The clothes come out nice and clean - even white towels! They are extremely easy to use, you just pop them in with your clothes and press go! I am a convert and will be buying another pack for my holiday home
Verified product owner
Great for lightly soiled clothes like my office wear or kids uniforms. Not so much for kids play or husband's work wear.
Sarah asked this question on 29th Jul 2008
I bought some of these a few months ago and am very pleased with them however I do have one question. How ashall I know when to put the replacement pellets inside the balls? Thanks.
A: The pellets will, over time, dissolve and disappear; therefore, when you can no longer see or hear them, it's time to replace them! (The manufacturer states that this should be after approx 1000 washes)
Heather asked this question on 17th Jan 2008
Q: Can you use fabric softner with these balls. I know it says that you don't need it, but if you have guests it is nice to make the lining smell nice.
A: According to the manufacturers..."You should find that the garments are naturally soft without the use of fabric softener. If you do miss the synthetic smell we suggest that you only use an Eco softener such as Ecover, but do not add it to the wash. When the wash is complete remove the Ecoballs™ add the softener and switch the machine on to a short rinse" John.
Elizabeth asked this question on 19th Jul 2008
Q: I recently read in Ethical Consumer that some "eco-washing balls" are made from PVC. Are these PVC free? Thanks
A: I am pleased to tell you that Ecozone Ecoballs do not contain any amount of PVC whatsoever. Marty
Ecozone is a British company established in 1997 that has successfully grown to supply 22 countries with a range of ecological, innovative and technologically advanced cleaning products such as washing balls, soap nuts and even lightbulbs.
Ecozone was created to provide the consumer with a cleaner, healthier, toxin-free lifestyle and they continue to succeed in offering customers cleaner, sustainable ways of living. Their mission is to 'make your home an Ecozone' to reduce the amount of toxic chemicals in your home. They believe that homes should be safe and clean environments for all families, and fight to keep germs at bay, without compromise and without toxicity.
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Non-toxic solid washing pellets: Higher alkyl sulphate, Non-ionic surfactant, Sodium metasilicate, Calcium carbonate, Sodium carbonate, Sodium tripolyphosphate, Cellulose gum