Dishwasher detergents
Product review
Updated November 2020

Dishwasher detergents

Tablet or powder? See which type tops our test.

October 2020

EcoStore

All-in-one Dishwasher Tablets

Price
$17.50
Score
77
Recommended

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Test results

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

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.

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

6 Member reviews

Surely we all should be using 'green' products now

Pros

They work very well, are a reasonable price and have eco credentials - which let's face it should be a VERY important for all of us all now.

Cons

None

Recommend it?

Yes, I recommend this product.

Christine M.

Used 6 months or more

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