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Earthwise

Orange & Eucalyptus Liquid

score

58

Avg price

$8.00

Member Reviews

    Test results

    • 52
      Everyday grime
    • 52
      Collar & cuff grime
    • 77
      Grass
    • 50
      Olive oil
    • 73
      Tomato
    • 67
      Make-up
    • 63
      Chocolate ice cream
    • 56
      Baby food
    • 39
      Motor oil
    • 71
      Blood

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    Good points

    • Good at removing grass stains.
    • Good at removing tomato stains.
    • OK at removing make-up stains.
    • OK at removing chocolate ice cream stains.
    • OK at removing baby food stains.
    • Good at removing blood stains.

    Bad points

    • Just OK at removing everyday grime.
    • Just OK at removing collar and cuff stains.
    • Just OK at removing olive oil stains.
    • Poor at removing motor oil stains.

    How we test

    Overall score includes:

    Everyday grime (35%)
    Collar & cuff stains (20%)
    Grass (15%)
    Olive oil (6%)
    Tomato (4%)
    Make-up (4%)
    Chocolate ice cream (4%)
    Baby food (4%)
    Motor oil (4%)
    Blood (4%)

    Most products have two sets of test results – front-loader and top-loader. For this test, both the front- and top-loader were set on “normal” wash cycles — the type of wash cycle an average consumer is likely to choose to wash an everyday load.

    Find out more about what our testing involves.

    Product

    • Avg price

      $8.00

    • Cost per wash

      $0.28

    • Price surveyed

      June 2019

    • Test machine

      Front

    • Powder or liquid

      Liquid

    • Pack size (g/ml)

      1000

    • Washes per pack

      29

    Label claims

    • Has enzymes

      No

    • Has optical brighteners

      No

    • Low to no phosphate

      Yes

    • Safe for septic tanks

      Yes

    More info

      Member reviews

      2 Member reviews

      Waste of money

      Pros

      Eco friendly

      Cons

      Didnt wash our clothes properly. Even after washing and left to dry outside, clothes smelt unwashed.

      Recommend it?

      No, this product has too many drawbacks.

      Paul P.

      Used 1 - 3 months

      Earthwise Orange & Eucalyptus Liquid

      Pros

      I like this liquid laundry wash and I have found it cleans clothes well and doesn't leave white marks.

      Cons

      I haven't used it for heavy stains but I always pre treat stains and don't expect a general wash to remove them.

      Recommend it?

      Yes, I recommend this product.

      Jessica A.

      Used 6 months or more