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Ecozone Ecoballs ® 1000 Washes - the original Eco Balls

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Product code: 19571
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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 some time, then you can buy your Ecoball Refill here too.

Product Advantages:

  • 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

Product Details:

  • 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:

  1. Place load in washing machine.
  2. Place all 3 Ecoballs® on top of the load, together.
  3. Use a stain remover on stains.
  4. Ecoballs® do not contain bleach, so add a natural bleach if desired.
  5. Select the desired water temperature (but DO NOT EXCEED 60C).
  6. There is no need to remove the Ecoballs® during any of the washing cycles, but do not put in the tumble dryer.
  7. Once finished washing, remove the Eco Balls and leave out to dry.

Try with confidence - this product has a 30 day money back guarantee!

Pack includes:  3 Ecoballs, 1 Stain Remover.

People who bought Eco Balls also bought these environmentally friendly products:

Dry Cubes and Magno Balls


Non-toxic solid washing pellets: Higher alkyl sulphate, Non-ionic surfactant, Sodium metasilicate, Calcium carbonate, Sodium carbonate, Sodium tripolyphosphate, Cellulose gum

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4/ 5 statrs
Submitted by   on 20th Sep 2017

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These do last a long time so are cost effective

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4/ 5 statrs
Submitted by   on 5th Sep 2017

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Have used for years for my laundry. These are replacement balls of the new design as the previous new design balls broke (split/cracked) after about a year - could this be due to the lack of the foam protectors that used to cover the balls?

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4/ 5 statrs
Submitted by   on 27th Feb 2017

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These wash balls are great for most jobs. I find with whites they are not really up to the job and some stains need extra stain remover. Overall it is a great idea and cheap and chirpy. One set of balls lasts me good three years. Once the seem not to do a good job anymore you can get refills… or should. Last time I got those refills easily from Natural Collection but this year, when I needed them they were not available. I could find some though elsewhere after a quick internet research. As long as you can get the refills, they are very good and as far as I can see very environmentally friendly!

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  asked this question on 6th Oct 2009

Q: Does it take out the oudor/smell of the clothes or do you need fabric softner for that?
Kind regards

A: It shouldn't be necessary to use any other products, however if you miss the smell of fabric softener, then the manufacturer recommends that you use an eco softener such Ecover Fabric Softener. Rather than adding it to the wash, when the wash is complete, remove the Ecobals, add the softener and switch the machine onto a short rinse. I hope this helps, Jo.

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  asked this question on 10th Sep 2009

Q: Can you use ecoballs in top loading machines?

How big a load (in pounds) can they deal with?

A: Ecoballs can be used in Top Loaders, Front Loaders, Twin Tubs and industrial use machines. The manufacturer suggests that if your machine has twice the load capacity of a standard domestic machine then use two sets of Ecoballs™ for maximum results. I hope this helps, Jo.

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About Ecozone


Ecozone design and manufacture ecological cleaning products, energy saving products and eco gadgets. They are a British company, established in 1997 that has successfully grown to supply 22 countries with ecological, innovative and technologically advanced cleaning products.


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