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Goodbye Permastink: Revive and Refresh Your Workout Clothes

Blast away sweat, odors and stains that get trapped in the tight-weave of performance fabrics. With 5 active enzymes, this detergent cleans every type of stain from grass to blood and mud. Our anti-permastink formula with Odor Control technology helps eliminate and prevent even week-old odors, so they don’t linger or reactivate with body heat. It's not you, it's your detergent.

Helps Eliminate Trapped Odors

Targets Every Type of Stain

Protects Hi-Tech Fabrics

Activewear Lasts Longer

Good to know...
Helps preserve and protect the elasticity and tech properties of performance fabrics like yoga pants, sports bras, uniforms, and your favorite athleisure wear — so they keep their shape, stay stretchy, wickable and breathable. For added softness, our Fabric Softener maintains athletic wicking.

What's in our pod

dye-free • phosphate-free • phthalate-free • paraben-free • optical brightener-free • never tested on animals
Odor Control technology targets permastink to help eliminate and prevent odors caused by naturally occurring bacteria. Amino acids in the body can break down to form numerous odors: acetic acid, iso valeric acid, and iso butyric acid, 2-methyl butyric acid. You know, those pungent, permeating, sour odors that smell like a locker room during a heatwave.
You can (mostly) thank surfactants for making your laundry detergent effective. Surfactants are molecules with a unique chemical structure. One end of the molecule is attracted to dirt and stains, which helps pull the dirt out of the fabric. The other end of the molecule is attracted to water, which allows the loose dirt to become suspended in the water so it can be easily washed away. Soil, emulsified!
Did you know that it takes one metric ton of rose petals to make just one teaspoon of essential rose oil? Sometimes “all-natural” doesn’t equal “sustainable.” We use a balance of natural and synthetic fragrances for better sustainability.
We add enzymes to our detergents to fight stubborn stains. Enzymes are molecules that target the removal of traces of proteins or starch. We use a blend of powerful enzymes including subtilisin, alpha amylase, mannanase, lipase, and pectate lyase targeting every type of stain. But, not all enzymes are created equal. In fact, the cellulase enzyme causes natural cotton and linen fabrics to break down. That’s why it’s not welcome in our special enzyme blend.
Alcohols, C12-16, ethoxylated (surfactant)*, glycerin (processing aid)*, C10-16 alkyl glucoside (surfactant)*, water (solvent), tetrasodium glutamate diacetate (chelator)*, lauramine oxide (surfactant)*, fragrance*, lavandula hybrida (lavandin) oil (fragrance ingredient)*, pogostemon cablin (patchouli) oil (fragrance ingredient)*, subtilisin (enzyme), lipase (enzyme), alpha amylase (enzyme), pectate lyase (enzyme), mannanase (enzyme), citric acid (pH adjuster), polyvinyl alcohol film (PVOH) with bittering agent (synthetic water soluble film). *Denotes plant or mineral origin.

A really good clean

We bring nature into our science lab to create our innovative formulas, and we use independent, 3rd party labs to test their effectiveness. Spoiler: they work.

Manufactured in USA

HE Compatible

Cruelty Free & Vegan

3rd Party Lab Tested

Small Package, Big Results

Our pods make laundry day mess-free and, dare we say, easy.

The Power of Small

Ours is a touch tinier than average. That’s because we ditched all the excess water and unnecessary BS (*bad stuff).

Free & Clear

Artificial dyes and colors don't clean your clothing. Which is why our pods are naturally clear.

Perfectly Portioned

Using too much detergent leaves residue and can attract dirt to your clothes. Our pods make sure you don't overdo it.

Mess-Free Cleaning

Our Strong Seal pod technology keeps the active ingredients off your skin and prevents spills. No more sticky bottles or loose powder.

The Power of Small

Ours is a touch tinier than average. That’s because we ditched all the excess water and unnecessary BS (*bad stuff).

Free & Clear

Artificial dyes and colors don't clean your clothing. Which is why our pods are naturally clear.

Perfectly Portioned

Using too much detergent leaves residue and can attract dirt to your clothes. Our pods make sure you don't overdo it.

Mess-Free Cleaning

Our Strong Seal pod technology keeps the active ingredients off your skin and prevents spills. No more sticky bottles or loose powder.

How to Use

1 pod = 1 load

  • First, toss pod into the washer drum.
  • Then, add your armful of laundry
  • Next, choose your wash cycle.

Our powerful little pod will take care of the rest. We promise. (That’s why we have a risk-free trial.)

For best results: use dry hands and don't overfill your machine. After each use, close box and secure the child lock to keep your little ones and pets safe.

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Sustainability is a journey

Making Waves

Dropps is the exclusive home cleaning partner of Oceana, the world's largest ocean conservancy organization.

Compostable Packaging

Our compostable packaging is designed to be a sustainable alternative to single-use plastic. So our oceans can breathe easier. You too.

100% Carbon Neutral Shipping

We partner with 3Degrees to offset the carbon from every shipment. This year alone we’ve offset over 650 metric tons.

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Great for wrestling gear!

This has been better than any other detergent I have tried when it comes to getting stains and smells out of my son's wrestling gear. Great job Dropps!

Reviewed by Erin P.
January 2022

Smelling fresh workout clothes

work great! Love the low waste/no waste packaging too I’ll use these as long as you produce them!

Reviewed by Anonymous
January 2022

Active Wash Laundry Detergent Pods

Good I think they are great would recommend them

Reviewed by Dale B.
January 2022

Breakage

So far I like the smell and they seem to clean the clothes just fine but some are stuck together which have caused them to burst trying to take them apart. I hope my next order is not like that.

Reviewed by Leah R.
January 2022

Seems fine

I am underwhelmed over the scent. Everything seems clean and stays smelling clean while stored, so I'll keep using it.

Reviewed by Sarah M.
January 2022

Works well, but not much difference for the price

I have been using it on our synthetic fabrics and honestly haven't seen much difference in the smell it can have sometimes. I am preferring to still use the main unscented detergent pods and they are a better deal for the price and seem to do the same job. Thanks!

Reviewed by Andrea C.
December 2021

great item

good for me and good for the planet

Reviewed by Lori M.
December 2021

Great company, great service

Products easy to order, arrive in a very timely fashion, easy to use, zero waste!

Reviewed by Diana D.
December 2021

FAQ about Active Wash Laundry Detergent

Yes, Dropps laundry detergent pods are designed to be used with our full laundry product line including our fabric softener pods and our chlorine-free bleach alternative oxi booster pods.