Earth-friendly Dropps Laundry Pacs are ideal for space-starved urbanites tired of hauling around cumbersome bottled laundry detergents.
Mon, Jul 20 2009 at 10:46 AM
While perusing the nifty new shopping website Alice.com
last week, I stumbled across a green home must-have that I hadn’t seen on the shelves of brick and mortar stores around New York City — Dropps Laundry Pacs
. Apparently, Dropps are indeed carried at stores
that I frequent like Target but because they aren’t
giant plastic bottles of laundry detergent my eyes must have passed right over ‘em. It’s a shame because for laundromat-using, space-starved city dwellers like me, they’re a true green godsend.
The Dropps experience revolves around three “C’s”: Cleaning
, and Conservation
. Dropps are biodegradable laundry detergent “pacs” that dissolve in the water of standard washing machines, including HE models. They’re filled with a pre-measured amount of super-concentrated, phosphate- , NPE-, and chlorine-free detergent that works magic in cold water
as well as warm and hot water cycles. They’re also ideal for summer travel and come in three varieties
: Fresh Scent, Scent + Dye Free, and Dropps Baby
According to a recent New York Times
article, a whopping 292 bags of Dropps (they each contain 20 detergent capsules) have the same environmental footprint as one plastic bottle of standard laundry detergent. Impressive.
I just stocked up on bottles of my favorite natural bottled liquid laundry detergent but when those bite the dust, I’m going to give Dropps a go. Laundry purists: would you consider droppin' a few bucks on Dropps?
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