I get many similar questions about eco friendly laundry products, so I thought I would collate them all into some FAQ posts! This is only Part 1 of 3 - let's begin...


What is the most environmentally friendly way to wash clothes?

The most environmentally friendly way to wash clothes is to be conscious and considerate of the amount of water, energy and chemicals used.

  1. Use an energy efficient washing machine.
  2. Wash clothes less often.
  3. Use cold water.
  4. Use natural, biodegradable eco laundry products that don’t contain harmful chemicals or have excessive plastic packaging.
  5. Use a Guppyfriend to catch all the microfibres shed by your clothes during the wash cycle.
  6. Dry your clothes the traditional way by hanging them out on the clothesline with eco friendly pegs (like our marine grade stainless steel pegs)!
  7. If you do use the dryer, use dryer balls to reduce dry time and the amount of energy used.


What is eco-friendly laundry detergent?

Eco friendly laundry detergent a laundry alternative that is free of toxic chemicals and their packaging is recyclable, or better yet, compostable or refillable.


Do eco-friendly laundry detergents work?

They absolutely do! Eco friendly cleaning products clean and care for your clothes just as well, if not better, than mainstream products that use nasty chemicals, all while looking after the environment! 

Our range of sustainable laundry products will keep your clothes clean, your whites white and your colours bright.


What is the most eco-friendly laundry detergent?

We sell some of the best eco cleaning products Australia has to offer. Our whole range of sustainable laundry products is environmentally friendly.

One of our bestselling eco laundry products is the Tru Earth Eco Strips. With their compact design, compostable packaging and incredible cleaning power, this is an incredibly innovative eco detergent!


Is washing powder eco-friendly?

It’s not all eco washing powder out there, but the one we sell is!


What is the most environmentally friendly washing powder?

Nellie’s Laundry Soda is a highly concentrated, biodegradable environmentally friendly washing powder formula that is good for your clothes and the environment!


What is the best laundry detergent in Australia?

The best laundry detergent in Australia can be found in our range of eco laundry products. Everyone has different likes and needs out of their laundry products, whether that be organic ingredients (Happi Earth), Australian made (Happi Earth & The Dirt Company) cost effectiveness (Soapberries 1kg bag - just 12c per load!), mess free washing (Nellie’s Laundry Nuggets) or smallest carbon footprint (Tru Earth).


What laundry detergent is biodegradable?

The ones we stock are! We have made the best biodegradable laundry detergent range available to you.


What is the best thing to remove stains? 

The best thing to remove stains has to be a stain removing laundry bar. Coupled with one of our eco laundry detergents, these laundry bars can remove even the toughest of stains including oils and dirt, yet still be gentle on your garments. We stock three amazing stain removing laundry bars – Ethique Flash!, Nellie’s WOW Stick and That Red House Laundry Sticks.


How do you use a stain remover bar?

Dampen the fabric and apply the wet bar directly to stain. Rub the fabric together to create suds on both sides of the fabric, and leave for a few minutes to soak in. Then wash the garment as directed.

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