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Soap Nuts Laundry Detergent

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  • OTCO
  • Safe & Fair Labor
  • Sustainable Manufacturing
  • USDA Certified Organic

Compostable

This product contains material that can break down into soil in either a backyard or industrial composting system. These products are declared compostable by the manufacturer, but may not third-party certified. Contact your local waste-hauler or composting facility to determine where these materials may be accepted. Certain materials may be better fit for industrial facilities than backyard composting systems. Industrial facilities may not exist in your area.

Cruelty Free

Cruelty Free is a certification process through PETA that labels products that are not tested on animals. All companies that are included on PETA’s cruelty-free list have signed a statement verifying that they don’t use ingredients or create finished products that help conduct or pay for any tests on animals.

OTCO

Oregon Tilth Certified Organic products have been assessed and qualify with NSF/ANSI 305 guidelines. Oregon Tilth is a licensed NSF certifier.

Safe and Fair Labor

We support safe and fair labor practices when producing sustainable products. This company cares for their workers by fostering a safe work environment and providing their employees with fair wage.

Sustainable Manufacturing

Some or all of the energy used to make this product is produced via renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, or hydropower.

USDA Certified Organic

Products labeled as USDA certified organic contain ingredients that are produced without pesticides, petrochemicals, ionizing radiation, or synthetic preservetives. USDA certified products are categorized into three classifications. Items labeled as “100% Organic” with the USDA seal must only include organic ingredients. Items labeled as “Organic” with the USDA seal must contain at least 95% organically produced ingredients, and cannot contain any of the USDA excluded methods or ingredients. Products labeled as “Made with Organic Ingredients” must contain at least 70% organic ingredients.

A sustainable laundry experience that's nuts (literally!) Eco Nuts Soap Nuts are actually dried berries from trees in the Himalayas, that when agitated in water, release a natural cleansing agent called saponin–which also acts as a fabric softener. USDA Certified and completely free of chemicals or additives, this natural laundry detergent is great for sensitive skin, but still leaves clothes fresh and clean. To use: simply place 4-5 soap nuts in the provided cloth bag and toss it in the washeRead Morer! Berries can be reused up to 10 times.

Also from Eco Nuts:

Sustainability Features

Origin

  • Soap nuts grown in Nepal. Packed and sorted in the USA.

Ingredients

  • Wild Grown "Sapindus mukorossi" Soap Nuts

End of Life

  • Soap nuts are compostable

Certifications

  • USDA Organic Certified by Oregon Tilth
  • Certified Cruelty Free by Leaping Bunny

Packaging

  • Product packaging is recyclable
  • Ships in packaging made from recycled content
  • Shipping packaging is recyclable

Made Without

  • Does not contain dyes, fragrances, fillers, dioxane, phosphates or harsh chemicals and is never tested on animals!

Product Specifications

Product Care

  • To use: place 4-5 Eco Nuts in the cloth bag included and toss it into the washer with your clothes! Berries can be re-used up to 10 times
  • Note: if you are using an HE (front loading) machine, the soap nuts will get the job done, but we recommend Eco Nuts Liquid Detergent as it is specially formulated for HE machines!

Additional Features

  • Dried berry "nuts" produce a natural surfactant called sapopin–which works to gently cleanse laundry!
  • Certified USDA Organic, compostable, & plastic-free!
  • Berries also act as a natural fabric softener
  • Comes with reusable cloth bags

Returns

  • Unused, undamaged products in their original product packaging can be returned within 30 days

Specifications

  • 100-load: 10 cents per load
  • 360-load: 8 cents per load

Shipping Info

  • Ships within 1 business day

About the Company

Eco Nuts

Nothing feels better than fresh, clean laundry. But what if the products you’re using are actually dirty? Most conventional laundry detergents are hiding irritating ingredients masked by the cover-all word, “fragrance”. Likewise, while dryer sheets can help clothes stay soft and fresh-smelling, they typically contain toxic chemicals, that cling to fabric and vent into the air we breathe. Plus, being single-use is hardly a green choice!
Eco Nuts laundry products are revolutionizing the way we think about laundry. They are dedicated to creating products with high quality ingredients that are effective, eco-friendly, and ethically-sourced. There are no harsh odors, harmful chemicals, or fake fillers, so you can rest assured that the articles closest to your body are truly clean and safe. This also means there are no destructive ingredients washing down the drain either. Plus, their packaging is thoughtfully made with sustainable, easy-to-recycle materials, like cardboard and aluminum. No plastic!

Check out their wild-grown, Certified Organic soap berries for a gentle and safe alternative to conventional detergent. Their Dryer Balls are made from cruelty-free New Zealand wool and provide a non-toxic, sustainable solution to harmful dryer sheets, softening clothing, lowering static, and reducing drying time!

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4.73 out of 5 stars

88 reviews

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2 reviews with a 3-star rating

  1. kristen.scopino

    kristen.scopino (verified owner)

    I would say that Soap Nuts are sufficient for regular laundry, but I found that they didn’t clean completely for more soiled items (muddy after extended backpacking). For reference, I used cold water only, not sure if that has an effect on efficacy. A good choice if you don’t often have clothes that need a deep clean!

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  2. kyleebkrieger

    kyleebkrieger (verified owner)

    I wish I had the results these 5-star reviewers had, but I just didn’t, sadly. We have animals and must just be stinky people — coming out of the wash, our shirts smelled like sweat and looked dingy, and our cleaning rags would smell like whatever product was last used on them. Cleaning pet messes, I would rather not worry that the animals can still smell past soilings on the towels and things.

    I refuse to wash all my laundry with warm water, but maybe it would work better than cold water if you’re into that. It does noticeably soften the fabrics, though.

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