Grab Green Vetiver 3-in-1 Laundry Detergent - 60 Loads (2 lbs. 4 oz. / 1080g) Biggie Pouch
GrabGreen's Three in One Vetiver Laundry Detergent smells of warm and earthy Vetiver grass with rich patchouli embraced by black currant blossoms. GrabGreen 3-in-1 Vetiver Laundry Detergent's luciously light scent cleans throughly, removing stains and enhances softeness to your clothes. GrabGreen's 3-in-1 Vetiver Laundry Detergent is three products in one! GrabGreen's 3-in-1 Vetiver Laundry Detergent contains ingredients to clean thoroughly, remove stains and enhance softness. With GrabGreen 3-in-1 Vetiver Laundry Detergent's pre-measured concentrated pods, there's no over-pouring of detergent, which eliminates wasted product and saves you money.
- Cleans Thoroughly
- Removes Stains
- Enhances Softness
GrabGreen 3-in-1 Vetiver Laundry Detergent's eco-friendly formula works with both high-efficiency (HE) and standard machines. GrabGreen's 3-in-1 Vetiver Laundry Detergent is biodegradable and is made with non-toxic, naturally-derived ingredients without dyes, phosphates or chlorine. Also, GrabGreen's 3-in-1 Vetiver Laundry Detergent formula is safe for septic systems and as always, is critter-friendly. GrabGreen products are never tested on animals.
When To Wash:
- Sheets - weekly
- Bras - every 3 wearings
- Underwear - after each use
- Blankets - once every three months
- Shirts - after each use
- Jeans - after 3 wearings
- Slacks - after 2 wearings
- Pants - after 2 wearings
- Sweaters = after 3 wearings
- Socks - definitely after each use
As You Sort:
- Turn jeans inside out
- Zip pants
- Un-bunch socks
- Tie draw strings
- Empty pockets
- Unroll cuffs
How To Wash Clothes...
Imagine snuggling with a freshly laundered cotton t-shirt….warm and soft. It’s a cozy pleasant moment. Then flash to removing your favorite piece of clothing from the washer or dryer ruined. No one wants to go through that experience, again. That’s why caring for clothing is so important. It’s simple once you know the basics. It’s best to begin with reviewing the manufacturer’s care label.
Start by sorting clothing into batches. One for whites, one for darks, one for light colors and the other for delicate fabrics like sweaters and undergarments. Be sure check to see if they are colorfast. If you’re unsure, dampen a small area in an unseen area like the inseam, wait a few moments and dab with a clean white cloth or paper towel to see if the color transfers. If it does, launder it separately; include an old white sock or hankie until it emerges untainted.
Now, don’t throw everything into the washer drum just yet…Check clothes for loose hems, seams or buttons. Be sure to repair it or it will become worse. Inspect clothes for stains. Attempt to identify the stain and apply a stain remover solution. GrabGreen suggests using their stain specific stain removers, Grab & Dab, regardless of which stain solution you choose follow stain manufacturer’s instructions. And, pre-soak heavily soiled clothing for 20 to 30 minutes before washing.
Select Detergent and Wash...
You’re just about ready to put the clothing into the washing machine. Select the appropriate laundry detergent based on the batch type; GrabGreen suggests using GrabGreen’s 3-in-1 Laundry Detergent for all color loads, Delicate Laundry Detergent for delicate fabrics, and Bleach Alternative for removing stains and brightening whites. Be sure to add the recommended amounts for your batch size of your preferred detergent first, then pile in the clothes. Place clothes loosely and evenly in the wash machine. Once the washing cycle is complete, check stains that were treated and repeat as necessary. Stain removal success is dependent on the type of stain and the freshness.
Prior to adding everything to the dryer, review the manufacturer's care label of the clothing you are not sure of. Shake out clothes that have been twisted during the wash cycle and place in dryer. Do not overload dryer or over dry clothing; shrinkage is caused by heat from either the washer or dryer. High heat and over drying is hard on clothing and wastes energy. Removing clothing before it's too dry reduces wrinkles and wear & tear making them last longer. If this step isn't efficient enough to avoid wrinkles, shake out and iron right out of the dryer. To save ironing time and energy, immediately iron. The wrinkles haven't set yet and the clothing is easier to iron. Hanging clothes right out of the dryer can eliminate the need to iron them. GrabGreen suggests using an eco-friendly hanger which is made of environmentally friendly paper. Clothing line or hanging rack for tumble-dried clothing is the most gentle method and is best to conserve energy.
Select the appropriate setting for your clothing by reviewing the manufacturer's care label. Permanent Press is often a generally a good choice. Adding a GrabGreen Wet Dryer Cloth before drying reduces static cling and adds softness to your clothing.
Lastly, don't forget to dispose of the lint in your dryer. Did you know some people collect dryer lint to create paper?
How To Handwash Clothes...
Lengthen the life of your sweaters, lingerie and silks by hand washing them. You can use a Delicate Laundry Pod. Start by selecting a delicate detergent, GrabGreen suggests GrabGreen's Delicate Laundry Detergent with naturally-derived ingredients. Fill sink or basin with luke-warm water; be sure not to overfill. Add amount suggested by manufacturer.
For Lingerie and Silks...
- Set washer settings to delicate and cold water.
- Grab and toss in one Delicate Laundry Detergent pod and pile in clothing.
- Gently transfer clothes to a clean white towel.
- And, lay flat till dry.
Before washing, measure sweater in three places: Under arm to under arm, shoulder to shoulder, and across the bottom. Jot down the measurements, you’ll use these to shape your sweater after washing. Always wash one sweater at a time. But while you’re in the mode of hand washing, consider washing other items needing special attention.
- Begin by submerging clothing into cold water.
- Swish it about and gently massage in suds.
- Let it soak for a few minutes, unless detergent specifies differently.
- Do not twist or wring clothing.
- Drain water and rinse with water (no soap), and continue until water runs clear.
- Gently press clothing to remove excess water and then transfer to a flat clean white towel.
- Roll sweater in towel while gently squeezing to remove excess water and repeat with a second clean white towel.
The drying process can take several hours so be sure to select a location to place your sweater where it won’t be disturbed. Using a third towel, lay out and reshape sweater using the measurements recorded before washing. About an hour later, turn over and transfer sweater to another dry clean towel. Some dryers have a mesh rack which allows warm air to circulate around the sweater. If your sweater has wrinkles, run a warm iron or a handheld steamer over them.
How To Set Washer and Dryer Settings...
Save energy, time and your clothes by setting the appropriate wash time and setting. For the most part, a short six minute wash time is ideal… Yes, only six minutes. Often people over wash their clothes, they select the dial to regular not realizing this setting is over washing and reducing the life span of their clothes. Use the regular setting for sturdy or heavy cottons and very dirty clothing. The Permanent Press cycle is usually a good general selection. It cools down the heat of the clothing in the spin cycle by adding cool water; reducing fabric wrinkles. The Delicate cycle is for light weight, sheer, lacy and loosely woven materials. It agitates and spins slowly simulating hand washing.
Select the appropriate setting for your clothing by reviewing the manufacturer’s care label. Permanent Press is often a generally a good choice. Adding a GrabGreen Wet Dryer Cloth before drying reduces static cling and adds softness to your clothing.
How To Iron Clothes...
Let’s start with making sure you have a stable ironing board covered with a clean ironing pad and a good quality iron. GrabGreen prefers an iron that releases a good amount of steam and an adjustable temperature dial. Be prepared by keeping a pressing cloth handy in case you’re ironing wool or shiny surface fabrics and a spray bottle filled with water. When choosing a temperature setting, begin with the lower range and increase as needed. GrabGreen recommends ironing when the clothes are right out of the dryer and are still a bit damp. If the clothing is not, spray a good amount of water on both sides of the clothing, this will make ironing easier and faster. And, always keep the iron moving.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Why did GrabGreen name their laundry detergent 3-in-1 Laundry Detergent?
The 3-in-1 Laundry Detergent incorporates three popular products – detergent, fabric softener and stain removers.
Why are GrabGreen's detergents and laundry add-ins packaged in a pouch?
The pouch helps GrabGreen reduce waste. GrabGreen's pouches contain less plastic than traditional big plastic jugs and since they're not using those heavy liquid detergent jugs, there's much less energy wasted on transporting the products.
Are GrabGreen's detergent products septic safe?
How are GrabGreen's laundry pods easy to use?
Simply grab & toss a pod into the washer drum...don't get confused between the washer drum the detergent dispenser, all you need to do is toss the pod into the washer drum along with your clothes.
No mess? How is that possible?
GrabGreen's 3-in-1 Laundry Detergent is pre-measured and packaged in water soluble film, eliminating dripping liquid detergent mess and avoiding wasteful over-pours. Simply said, there's no spilling, no mess, no clean up.
How does GrabGreen reduce waste?
GrabGreen takes every opportunity to reduce waste, as an example, their 3-in-1 Laundry Detergent is made of powder which means GrabGreen doesn't add water to their cleaning formula unlike liquid detergents which add up to 2/3 water. And since GrabGreen formulated a highly concentrated powder, there's less weight and volume, which equates to less energy waste in transporting. As an example, to transport 1 truck of 670,000 loads of powder detergent, it would take 2 and ½ trucks to transport the same amount of liquid detergent.
Less storage space? How do you figure?
GrabGreen's product packaging is 98% less than big heavy liquid detergent jugs and their formulas are highly concentrated so you don't need to use as much…all in all, GrabGreen products are smaller in size and take up less storage space.
How are GrabGreen products easy to carry?
Little pouches mean less to carry, no more “lug-a-jug” to your laundry room, no more “lift-a-jug” to your laundry cabinet.
Can GrabGreen's pods be used in cold water?
Yes. The pod can easily dissolve in cold water. When a pod is dropped in 50 degrees cold water, the detergent is completely released within 10 seconds with mild agitation.
What exactly does "naturally-derived ingredients" mean?
It means GrabGreen uses organic and mineral based ingredients - all are derived from nature-based sources.
What does GrabGreen mean exactly when they say their products are eco-friendly?
GrabGreen products are made of naturally derived ingredients, are non-toxic and free of phosphates, fillers, fragrance, chlorine, dyes and NPE. And GrabGreen products are absolutely not tested on animals or contain animal additives. GrabGreen's eco-profile extends beyond their solutions to their packaging. GrabGreen makes sure their products are as eco-friendly as possible by using post consumer resins, recyclable and biodegradable materials. GrabGreen focuses on creative ways to avoid wasteful packaging without compromising design or quality.
What does GrabGreen mean by responsible?
GrabGreen's packaging is eco-friendly since they use post-consumer recycled, recyclable and biodegradable materials.
I have sensitive skin. Will GrabGreen's products work for me?
GrabGreen's products can be safer for people who suffer from allergies, asthma, and multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS), than products that are produced with highly toxic chemicals. GrabGreen adds no fragrances or dyes and most of their liquid products are soybean or canola oil based, which minimizes the risk of an adverse reaction.
Are GrabGreen products Kosher?
No, but Grab Green is working on it.
Are the pods biodegradable?
Yes. The pods are made with water-soluble film, which is fully biodegradable in water and has no negative effects on the water system. The water-soluble film does not open – the film and powder concentrate will fully dissolve in the water within 5 seconds.
Do GrabGreen products have dyes?
None. Zero. Nada.
Are any of the ingredients or products tested on animals?
GrabGreen products are completely animal cruel free -- they wouldn't even think of testing their products on animals.
Why are GrabGreen products fragrance free?
Those who suffer from allergies are highly sensitive to fragrances so GrabGreen decided to omit them. You can add your own scents by simply adding a couple of drops of your favorite essential oils.
Before I became a mother, I didn't give much thought to the kinds of cleaning products I used in my home. My laundry detergent left my clothes clean and fresh-smelling, and that was all I really cared about. But after my two daughters came along, I learned about the toxic and irritating chemicals in most commercially available laundry products and I decided that if I couldn't buy the safe products I wanted to use on my children's clothing, I would have to make them myself.
After a lot of research and experimentation, a few major logistical hurdles and delaying the project for a few years, I decided to dive in headfirst and contacted all the organic chemists I could find who might be able to help me. Before long, I was actually doing it - creating a full line of laundry and home cleaning products that were effective and safe for families. It's been a great journey so far, from making homemade detergent in my kitchen to a full line of environmentally friendly cleaning products.
GrabGreen's future is looking great and they plan to continue creating new products that make cleaning safe and convenient. My goal for GrabGreen is to help you have not just a happy home, but a healthy and safe one as well.
GrabGreen is founded on the philosophy of creating a new eco-friendly approach to how consumers experience and solve fabric care dilemmas. GrabGreen has masterfully formulated solutions while simplifying applications of those solutions. Special attention has been given to simplifying the usage, minimizing waste and selecting the most natural and effective ingredients possible.
Science Behind the Brand
You can trust the organic chemists and formulators of GrabGreen's products who have more than 25 years of experience. GrabGreen's chemists have a great passion in exploring the latest ingredient technology and environmental updates, allowing GrabGreen to apply this knowledge to their formulations.
GrabGreen puts themselves in their own shoes when it comes to convenience and service, by asking themsekves what things could they offer to simplify laundry chores. Then they asked themselves, what pains do they experience when purchasing eco-friendly and laundry care products…this question had a lot of answers. The most important answer was excellent service. GrabGreen's team is dedicated to helping you make a difference in the health of your family and the earth with simple product choices at home. They know the ingredients of each product, the benefits, why GrabGreen products are safer than other products and have them delivered right to your door. GrabGreen didn't stop there with providing excellent service - GrabGreen is always looking to improve. Please let them know how they can improve their service to you.