Monday, July 15, 2019

A Laundry Ball Lets You Wash Without Detergent

Want to ditch your chemical-based detergents with a kinder, more gentle, eco-friendly product? You can now buy a Laundry Ball to do the job. There are several in the market, but each is detergent-and-chemical free, as well as, re-usable. You toss the Laundry (also called a wash) Ball into a washing machine along with dirty clothes. The laundry ball contains ceramic pellets that change the PH balance of the water, and that process cleans the clothes. Every 30 days, it is necessary to lay the ball in the sun to keep its PH-changing properties potent and active. 

Changing the PH balance of water is also one of the ways conventional detergents work. What's more, not using harsh detergents is not only better for the environment, it's easier on your clothes, which look-newer longer. Why? 1) Detergents break down dirt, as well as, the fibers in your clothes; and 2) unlike detergents, the Laundry Ball doesn't fade (i.e. remove) colors in clothing. Handwashing using a wash ball is easiler as you won't have suds to rinse off your cleaned garment, a bonus!
I'm linking you up to the Green Laundry Ball so you can examine the original product; however, there are equivalents on the market as good as the original for a few dollars less. All of them cost less than detergents. One ball washes 1000 - 1,500 loads of laundry (depending on which one you buy). On the other hand, a large box of laundry detergent can cost the price of a ball. As a bonus, the laundry ball saves (restocking) time and (storage) space!

For the good of Mother Earth, I just ordered mine!

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  1. Dearest Debbie,
    Having always done scientific analysis, there are still big questions here!
    One can run with the hype of wanting to save the environment but this is in my humble opinion not the right track.
    Check out this info to understand more:
    A lot needs to still be done for fully understanding how it works and above all; how well it works!

    1. The link I included with positive customer reviews includes mentions of leaving the ball in the sun every 30 days for people interested in the product, but I went ahead and inserted the info in the copy of the post, I suppose an oversight of mine. Thanks for the link, Mariette.

  2. Wow, this is really interesting, and I have never heard of it. Will be on the lookout for them, as no doubt they will turn up in Australia some time soon.

    1. I know they are sold in Great Britain and the continent already, so Aussies must be next!