White Eco Dryer Balls

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  • Low Impact Dyes

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Organic wool presents less harm than conventional wool production, as both the feed and forage for the sheep must be organic, and no pesticides or insecticides can be used to treat the sheep. Organic wool can be harvested yearly without harming the sheep, and does not involve toxic “sheep dips” where farmers drench the sheep in harmful chemicals. Organically raised sheep are housed in ways that prevent overgrazing, and are not dependent on antibiotics or other drugs, as they live in healthy conditions. Wool is highly absorbent, so it requires little water to dye the finished fabrics. Wool is odor resistant, so you can get away with skipping washes (and saving water!), plus when wool is untreated it’s biodegradable.

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.

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Low Impact Dyes

Companies can adopt multiple practices to dye their textiles and products in a more environmentally safe way. Low impact dyes usually do not contain toxins such as heavy metals, plasticizers, fluorocarbons, and formaldehyde. Sustainable dyes can also be water or plant based, or use less water than conventional dyeing methods.

Are you tired of using chemical laden dryer sheets and liquid fabric softener? Friendsheep's White Eco Wool Dryer Balls naturally soften and fluff your laundry, while also reducing static cling! The Eco Dryer Balls are handmade in Nepal by women with disabilities for fair wages and in ethical and environmentally conciouRead Mores conditions. These dryer balls are made from 100% organic and cruelty-free certified New Zealand Wool, and therefore also completely biodegradable. But don't fret, even though they're biodegradable, you can still get over 1000 uses out of the dryer balls! There are no chemicals or additives used in the dryer balls, so it's an ideal product for those with sensetive skin and babies. Not to mention, these dryer balls can reduce drying time by up to 20-40% depending on the load size. Friendsheep's Eco Dryer Balls are the perfect alternative for a plastic-free family with sensetive skin to consider.

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Sustainability Features

Origin

  • The Eco Dryer Balls are handmade by women and people with disabilities in Nepal. These women hand felt the balls for fair wages, and in ethical working conditions. The living conditions in Nepal can be harsh, but are even harder for women, and even moreso for people with disabilities. Friendsheep partners with the ESPA (Ecosystem services for Poverty Alleviation) in Kathmandu to empower and assist women with disabilities through training and employment opportunities

Materials

  • 100% Organic New Zealand Wool

End of Life

  • Compostable

Certifications

  • Friendsheep Wool utilizes organic, Leaping Bunny certified crulety free New Zealand wool
  • All products are made via Fair Trade labor practices by Nepalese artisans
  • Friendsheep Wool is a member of 1% for the Planet, far exceeding the required donations by giving around 20% of proceeds to environmental and social organizations

Earth Friendly Features

  • Dryer balls can reduce drying times by 20-40% depending on the size of the load
  • Can be reused for 1000+ loads, unlike dryer sheets!
  • Completely chemical-free, plastic-free, unscented, non-toxic, and hypoallergenic
  • The Eco Dryer Balls take the place of dryer sheets and liquid fabric softeners that are typically full of chemicals

Packaging

  • Balls are packaged in hand printed, organic cotton bag
  • Ships in plastic free packaging that is recyclable and compostable

Made Without

  • Plastic free!
  • Chemical free

Product Specifications

Additional Features

  • Effortlessly softens and fluffs your laundry
  • Reduces drying time by up to 20-40% depending on the size of the load
  • Minimizes wrinkles and static cling
  • Prevents your laundry from twisting and balling up
  • Completely chemical-free, plastic-free, unscented, non-toxic, and hypoallergenic
  • Comes in lovely and hand printed organic storage bag

Returns

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

Shipping Info

  • Ships same business day!

About the Company

Friendsheep Wool

Friendsheep Wool’s earth friendly products are handmade with love. With materials like organic, cruelty-free certified New Zealand wool, eco-friendly azo-free dyes, and organic cotton, you can always trust their products are minimizing environmental impact. Hand-made and hand-printed by artisans in Nepal, Friendsheep Wool empowers disadvantaged women and those with disabilities to strive for better lives. They’ll also plant a tree for every product sold and donate a portion of their proceeds to environmental nonprofits trying to make the earth a better place.

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8 reviews with a 4-star rating

  1. maggielee34

    Very easy to use

    maggielee34 (verified owner)

    Don’t do as well as a dryer sheet but still do a really good job, very easy to use

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  2. Sue C

    Good so far but some static

    Sue C (verified owner)

    I have been wanting to try these for a while and finally bought them. So far I am pleased with the results. Drying time seems to be reduced and most clothes come out static free. However fleece items have some static issues. I am still glad I bought them!

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  3. karenchavezg

    karenchavezg (verified owner)

    Decided on these to reduce drying time and energy use. I’ve noticed mild results, nothing crazy, but it does help with larger loads to avoid tangling and random humid patches after the cycle is over.

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  4. janicotremi

    Great product, does have a smell to it..

    janicotremi (verified owner)

    I really like the idea of this product, but the balls do have a strong smell to them. I have read that you can add essential oils to them, but I have not yet tried that. Overall I am happy with them, and hopefully the essential oils work!

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  5. weikelam14

    weikelam14 (verified owner)

    I absolutely LOVE using the balls. I have noticed a slight odor but it goes away if you put essential oil on the dryer balls. Ultimately the benefits outweigh this one negative and I am so glad I switched!

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  6. Shelly Shapiro

    Good product, weird smell

    Shelly Shapiro (verified owner)

    These dryer balls arrived with a strong, sweet, candy-like odor that is pretty offensive. Fortunately, they do not seem to transfer that odor to laundry, and after a few uses, the odor is finally going away. Other than that, they perform like other wool dryer balls I have tried in the past.

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  7. as19952010

    as19952010 (verified owner)

    I love using these things! I wish I had known about them years ago. Depending on load size and type of clothing, they reduce drying time anywhere from 25 to 50% and leave my clothes feeling soft. I haven’t really noticed a reduction in static cling though, which is unfortunate, but it’s only a problem for a handful of my garments. I’ve used these about 30 times and they still look like they did when I first got them. Supposedly I have ~970 more uses out of them. After that, they will be much welcomed in my compost bin.

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  8. Marilyn

    Pricey, but they work

    Marilyn (verified owner)

    My towels used to take 2 hours to dry, but with all 6 balls in the dryer with them it only takes an hour. Cut my laundry time tremendously. I haven’t scented them yet, but I’m excited to. I’m trying to get my mom into it. They didn’t fuzz when I used them, so that was nice too!

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