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Guide to high performance laundry detergent


What to look for in a laundry detergent

  • Above average overall dirt removal performance, giving you a clean and fresh result
  • Low salt levels, which is important for recycling water from treatment plants
  • OK for occasional garden use of the wash water
Based on weightings of the above criteria we recommend the following detergents.
Top 2 recommended powder and liquid detergents for top loaders and front loaders
Powder DetergentsLiquid Detergents
Top LoadersBiozet
or
Omo Small & Mighty 2 x concentrate
Seventh Generation
or
OMO Small & Mighty 3 x active power
Front LoadersBiozet
or
Omo Small & Mighty 2 x concentrate (at ½ dose)
Seventh Generation
or
OMO Small & Mighty 3 x active power




If you usually use a powder detergent, pick up a liquid concentrate next time you are at the supermarket and see if you are happy with the results. Liquid concentrates contain less salt than powders, making them less harmful for our waterways and better for wastewater recycling.

Based on all these information, liquid detergents are better than powder detergents.  Seventh Generation is the best choice with cost considered.
To find out how your favourite brand performed for washing performance, stain removal, greywater suitability and wastewater recycling and cost per wash, refer to the results of CHOICE’s study.


Information extracted from savewater.com.au

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