It is best to avoid fragrance in all laundry products. Similar to personal care products, fragrance is a catch-all for many chemicals, some of which include carcinogens, phthalates and other endocrine disruptors. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) views fragrance as a trade secret and companies are not required to disclose the ingredients. The simplest solution is to avoid any laundry product (or personal care item) with fragrance in the ingredients.
Our partners at MADE SAFE provide a comprehensive guide on fragrance as well as a list of fragrance safe laundry products.
We recommend using the tumble dry setting on low and to remove your linens promptly when the drying is done. Whenever possible, it’s best to air dry your bedding—especially linen—on a clothing line in the sun. Not to mention, it’s a beautiful sight to see organic linen blowing in the warm breeze!
It’s time to replace your toxic dryer sheets with our soft and safe Climate Beneficial Wool Dryer Balls. Besides getting stuck to your linens, the chemicals found in dryer sheets spew out of dryer vents, causing harm to the environment and other people. The beauty of switching to our wool dryer balls is that they improve the drying time and prevent static cling.
If you enjoy adding a certain scent to your laundry, you can safely apply a few drops of your favorite organic essential oils directly to the wool dryer balls.
Creases in sheets are a common occurrence, and it’s likely happening because your dryer is overloaded and exacerbated by heat. The sheets and cases need to be loose in the dryer or they stay wrinkled, so make sure to give them room to breathe by keeping the load light. A warm iron can be used to wiggle out any wrinkles that may still be present in your sheets after drying.