Wool Dryer Balls FAQ

How can EcoSuds wool dryer balls benefit my indoor and outdoor environment?

Research has found that dryer vents can emit numerous volatile organic compounds (VOCs) when dryer sheets are used, including seven VOCs classified as hazardous air pollutants. This is of particular concern when dryers don’t vent outside or are blocked, causing indoor air pollution.

You may have tried those new popular plastic dryer balls. Well unfortunately, they are made out of PVC’s , Polyvinyl chloride, considered to be the most damaging plastic to the environment. PVC is well known for off gassing and notorious for degrading with heat. The amount of chemicals given off of these things is too long to list here. In addition, some of these types of balls have been known to melt slightly and cause fabric staining.

EcoSuds wool dryer balls are 100% all natural wool, leaving no chemicals on your clothes and releasing no harsh chemicals into your indoor and outdoor air.

 

Why are EcoSuds wool dryer balls better than the popular plastic dryer balls?

These popular plastic or rubber dryer balls are made out of PVC’s, Polyvinyl chloride, considered to be the most damaging plastic to the environment. PVC is well known for off gassing and notorious for degrading with heat. The amount of chemicals given off these things is too long to list here. Also, some of these types of balls have been known to melt slightly and cause fabric staining.

 

How long will my EcoSuds wool dryer balls last?

They will last up to 1000 dryer loads.

 

What if I have a wool allergy?

You will not be bothered at all. The wool is not directly touching your skin and does not shed; therefore, you can use EcoSuds wool dryer balls without any allergic reactions.

 

How will EcoSuds wool dryer balls save time, money and energy?

As the wool dryer balls bounce around in your dryer, they naturally separate and create space between your laundry-allowing the hot air to circulate better and consequently cutting down on drying time by about 25% in large loads and as much as 40% in small loads. This of course saves both time and money for you and energy for the environment.