Dishwasher detergents

Tablet or powder? See which type tops our test.

Dishwasher detergents

EcoStore

All-in-one Dishwasher Tablets

recommended

77

Avg price

$17.50

Member Reviews

    Test results

    • 87
      Egg yolk
    • 72
      Rice starch
    • 93
      Baked-on cheese
    • 62
      Red wine
    • 63
      Coffee
    • 84
      Minced meat

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    Good points

    • Very good at removing egg-yolk stains.
    • Good at removing rice stains.
    • Excellent at removing baked-on cheese stains.
    • OK at removing red wine stains.
    • OK at removing coffee stains.
    • Very good at removing minced-meat stains.
    • Dissolvable wrapper.

    Bad points

    No obvious bad points.

    How we test

    Overall score is the average of 6 scores for stain removal.

    We test in a controlled lab environment using plates that are pre-stained. We get the plates from the same company that supplies consumer organisations and dishwasher manufacturers globally. We set the dishwasher to a standard cycle at 60°C and test each detergent 4 times. To see how well the detergents have cleaned the plates, we measure the reflectance with a spectrophotometer before and after cleaning.

    Model

    • Avg price

      $17.50

    • Type

      Tablet

    • Cost per load

      35c

    • Washes per pack

      50

    • Pack size

      50

    • Dissolvable wrapper

      Yes

    Specifications

    • pH

      10.5

    • Origin

      Denmark

    • Contain rinse aid

      Yes

    • Phosphate free

      Yes

    • Fragrance

      Not stated

    More info

    • Notes

      -

    Member reviews

    5 Member reviews

    Dish drawer user?

    Pros

    I find that it works just as well to cut the tablets in half for a dish drawer. This also means you can compost the plastic covering instead of sending it to the sea! Saves quite a bit too. Win, win!

    Cons

    None

    Recommend it?

    Yes, I recommend this product.

    Barb A.

    Used 6 months or more

    Great product

    Pros

    Fair price, great results (I have been using these for two+ years) and no added fragrance.

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Recommend it?

    Yes, I recommend this product.

    Chris J.

    Used 6 months or more

    Excellent cleaning

    Pros

    I have been using these Ecostore dishwash tablets for years. They produce excellent results in my Bosch dishwasher. I wash all my pots and pans using these too.
    I like the dissolving wrapper and the simple cardboard box.

    Cons

    I was a bit surprised to see they come from Denmark. But I guess there are multiple factors that contribute to an environmentally sound product and I will continue to buy these.

    Recommend it?

    Yes, I recommend this product.

    Coco

    Used 6 months or more

    Ecostore dishwasher tablets

    Pros

    I find the Ecostore dishwasher tablets (and powder) very good. They clean the dishes well, including baked on marks. The glasses come out sparkling clean.
    I particularly like that they're not tested on animals.
    I buy them on special.

    Cons

    None.

    Recommend it?

    Yes, I recommend this product.

    Michele M.

    Used 6 months or more

    Best Eco choice

    Pros

    Works well when using a fast cycle and a heavy duty clean. No streaking and dishes don’t feel like they have a coating on them after washing, which I found when using some other non eco brands. Good that you don’t have to unwrap - no plastic waste and simple cardboard box that can be recycled.

    Cons

    None

    Recommend it?

    Yes, I recommend this product.

    Rosie S.

    Used 6 months or more