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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 (CAS# 68551-12-2, surfactant)*, glycerin (CAS# 56-81-5, processing aid)*, C10-16 alkyl glucoside (CAS#110615-47-9, surfactant)*, water (CAS# 7732-18-5, solvent), tetrasodium glutamate diacetate (CAS# 51981-21-6, chelator)*, lauramine oxide (CAS# 1643-20-5, surfactant)*, subtilisin (CAS# 9014-01-1, enzyme), lipase (CAS# 9001-62-1, enzyme), alpha amylase (CAS# 9000-90-2, enzyme), pectate lyase (CAS# 9015-75-2, enzyme), mannanase (CAS #37288-54-3, enzyme), citric acid (CAS# 77-92-9, pH adjuster), phenol, 2,6-bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-4-methyl- (CAS# 128-37-0, odor control), acetic acid, sodium salt (1:1) (CAS# 127-09-3, odor control), furan, 5-(hexyloxy)tetrahydro-2,2-dimethyl- (CAS# 1497420-94-6, odor control), polyvinyl alcohol film (PVOH) with bittering agent (CAS# 9002-89-5, 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

3rd Party Lab Tested

Small Package, Big Results

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

Free & Clear

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.

Customer Reviews
4.8 Based on 23 reviews
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LOVE DROPPS!

We now use Dropps exclusively for all the laundry and the dishwasher. I wish DROPPS would enter the markets of deodorant and toothpaste. I’d be the first customer in line. I’ve given Dropps samples to so many of my friends and family. They are all converts to the brand!

Reviewed by Rebecca S.
June 2021

SO happy with DROPPS

I love all the Dropps products that I use...the small load laundry, the lavender regular load and now the dropps with the oxy boost for sweaty clothes. I also use the dishwasher dropps. Thank you for being so eco friendly!!

Reviewed by Patricia G.
June 2021

so far so good

seems to a better job getting stink out of workout gear than the regular stain and odor dropps. Don't like the fresh start scent as well as I like the lavender, but it's pretty good

Reviewed by Anonymous
June 2021

Just okay

I really wanted to love these pods, but they didn’t wow me or work as I had hoped. The scent was so light, even with two pods and a smaller load, making my gym clothes still smell off after a workout.

Reviewed by Anonymous
June 2021

Very happy customer!

I really like this product! It works great!

Reviewed by Anonymous
June 2021

Perfect For Cycling Wear

Clothes came out clean and odor free.

Reviewed by PETER S.
June 2021

Okay, with conditions

For heavier or more soiled loads, I need to use two pods. This is not economical for me. In addition, I do prefer something more fragrant than these

Reviewed by Angela S.
June 2021

Love How It Works

Athletic apparel came out clean and fresh smelling. Wish there was an option to purchase smaller pods. I don't do large loads of athletic wear.

Reviewed by Joni F.
June 2021

FAQ about Active Wash Laundry Detergent

Yes, they are compatible with all machines: HE/high efficiency, standard, front loaders, and top loaders.
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.
Yes, our pods are formulated for all temperatures: hot, warm, and energy-saving cold water.