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Environmentally Friendly, Money Saving Washing with Ecoegg!

We use a whole barrage of chemicals in our washing and let’s face it who really knows what’s in our washing up tablets/powders etc.?  You normally have a simple choice, biological or non-biological cleaning but now there is a third option ‘natural’.  Like the sound of that?  I sure did!  It’s not just children that you have to worry about exposing to harmful chemicals.  Adults are also at risk of developing skin irritations.

Many of you will have noticed by now I lean to the natural product side as often as possible and why not?  In most cases natural products can yield equivalent if not better results to their non-natural (more toxic to our skin and the environment) competitors.  My continuous quest led me to discover a product called Ecoegg.  I was instinctively drawn to this product on seeing a video featuring Rachel Ellis:


How amazing does that sound!!!

 The Ecoegg negates the need for any washing detergent and lasts for ages.  It is dermatologically tested and is endorsed by both Allergy UK and the National Eczema Society (the only product supported by both of these charities).

  The Ecoegg is a great money saver and also saves loads of space.  I was buying big bags of washing tablets etc. but now I don’t need to yaaaaaaaayyyyy more space for my cooking utensils (trust me you can NEVER have enough).  If you buy the 720 wash package the cost of your washing works out to a mere 3p per wash.  That’s for an average family doing 4 to 5 washes weekly.  Now we all know I like to do my research so I did a price comparison over on mysupermarket.co.uk and the lowest price per wash for washing detergent was when you purchased a bottle of Ariel from Asda and that would still set you back 12.5p per wash so over 4 times the cost of the Ecoegg price of 3p per wash.  Click ‘here’ to see the comparison for yourself.

Here’s that math part; 720 washes at 12.5p each would cost £90, whereas 720 washes at 3p each would cost £21.60 giving you a massive saving of £68.40.  Wasn’t that exciting, I wonder where else we can save some money!!!

  How does the egg work?

For those that haven’t watched the video above it’s really quite simple.  There are two type of mineral pellet that produce a foam like substance this helps to lift the dirt from the clothing fibres thus cleaning them.  The egg is easy to set up, just pop it open and pour in the pellets as specified in the instructions provided.  The only suggestion that I might amend here is to place the larger side of the egg into the open side of the smaller part to fill, like this:

DSC03112 I put the Ecoegg to the test over the Easter holidays as there was an abundance of extra washing to be done as you can imagine in a household of 5.


DSC03121There are two other pack options available: 52 washes and 210 washes.  Personally I love the 720 was option, even storing the pellets for the rest of the washes as you don’t use them all in one go takes up less space than washing tablets so it’s a no brainer really in my eyes.

You also have an option in regards to the scent; fragrance free, soft cotton and spring blossom.  I went for the latter as it sounded great and I do like a little fragrance on the clothing.

 I’m loving my new laundry product, the fact that I can save money, help the environment and that my clothing comes out of the machine looking clean and smelling nice is brilliant.  The fragrance is very mild so all the men out there need not worry about smelling like a vase of flowers.  There are refill packs available for when your pellets eventually need replacing as well as a stain remover and detox tablets which you can use to clean your washing machine.  As an added bonus the Ecoegg case is guaranteed for 10 years!!!

I have 1 of these super 720 wash, environmentally friendly, money saving washing balls to give away to one lucky reader.

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This Post Has 41 Comments

  1. This looks like such an awesome product! So simple to use and effective!

  2. Oh this sounds just fascinating and it is something I have never come across before, that said tumble dryer balls are a whole new excitement for me x

    1. These ones are for the washing machine only, but they are brilliant!

    1. Glad you liked it. It’s a great investment and helps the environment.

  3. I had an ecoegg for a while. We do a wash at least once a day and it lasted 6 months before falling apart

  4. Oh I love things like this! You can never help doing so much washing, but little things like this help the planet 🙂 xo

  5. Such a fab sounding product. I’d love to use such a thing but I don’t know if my husband would approve. I’ll ask him and see what he says. 🙂

  6. This sounds really interesting i have ezcema so I’ll have to look into it x

  7. I’ve seen these before, they look great, I love that the case comes with a guarantee aswel x

  8. This sounds really interesting. Admittedly my husband does all our washing as I’m a bit useless, so I’ll be recommending this product to him.

  9. What a great sound product, I have no heard of one of these before x

  10. I have not heard about this product before but would love to try. I use soap nuts at the moment and they work really well too – all natural too!

    1. They sound interesting. I didn’t realise there were other natural products for washing.

  11. I have one of these – I was amazed how fresh it really did seem to leave the washing – I love it! x

  12. I would quite like to try out the ecoegg I have always wanted to do more to save the environment!

    1. It’s great and don’t forget it will save you money.

  13. This sounds fascinating. Even though I live on my own I spend a lot of time and money on washing so this might come in handy x

    1. It really is worth trying, I washed loads with mine now.

  14. It’s awesome that this can last so long. I’d be pretty happy to save some money on my laundry.

    1. It’s a great idea and I’m pleased that it helps the environment.

  15. This is so different to anything I’ve seen before! I’m useless when it comes to household things xxx

    1. This is a great idea, I need to get my mum one too.

  16. We are trying to make all the products that we use more environmentally friendly, so this is great.

    1. Glad this review was useful. Why not enter the competition you never know.

  17. What an amazing invention! I am really keen to try this so will be giving your competition a go too! Fingers crossed x

    1. Good luck Tanya. I’m really pleased to be able to offer one to readers.

  18. this looks amazing, i want to switch to something a little kinder on the skin and environment so thanks for sharing!

    1. You are welcome Rachael. I do think this is a great idea.

  19. This is a great idea – I love the smell of freshly washed laundry, it makes such a difference to the start of your day 🙂 H x

    1. It really does, I do like a touch of fragrance.

  20. I have so much washing in my house, just done 4 loads today! I use wool balls in my tumble dryer, leaves the clothes untangled and they dry quicker too

    1. That’s different, I’ve never tried those before.

  21. I’d love one if these they look like such an interesting concept.

    1. They are really easy to use and smell nice too.

  22. Heyho, still really curious about this product 🙂
    Regards Jeune

    1. It’s realy good, I’m using it daily and no issues to report.

  23. I have 2 boys 8 and 10 plus a husband who cant stay clean, I even find myself washing clean clothes as they try them on and then decide to change and put them in the wash. It seems never ending

    1. I feel your pain, it’s hard work.

  24. Oh my goodness, these look great! I watched the video and I’m sold! I’ve just ordered a small one on Amazon (54 washes, £7.99!). Amazing!

    1. I love it, it’s such a great product.

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