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12 Laundry Folding Tricks to Make Laundry Day a Breeze

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Folding laundry - It's one of those chores that never seems to end, right? But fear not, we've got some cleaver tricks to make it a little less of a drag and a lot more efficient.

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Nellie's Planet-Friendly Laundry Tips

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Seven great  Laundry Tips for a greener, cleaner wash and dry. 
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The Nellie's WOW Stick!

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The WOW Stick has been a fan fave since the day it launched. We had the privilege of putting a Nellie's WOW Stick in Jillian Harris' Jilly box this past spring.
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Earth Month With Nellie's

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Earth Month With Nellies!


 
Happy Earth Month! As a company, Nellie’s strives to make planet friendly, simple, and honest products for your whole home!
This Earth Month (and always) our commitment to you is to stay true to the following guidelines when developing new products.
 

PLANET FRIENDLY
Striving to keep the environment as spotless as your home
 

SIMPLE
Simplifying your daily life with safe, clean formulas and easy-to-use products
 

HONEST
Providing transparency in our ingredients and developing products that work
 
 
Earth Day is a great time to make the switch to planet-friendly cleaning.  It doesn’t have to be overwhelming; one small change is all it takes!
We’ve put together some sustainable switches, to help you get started.
 
 
 

 



Nellie’s Re-usable Tote:


Here in North Vancouver, BC (where Nellie’s HQ is located), the use of plastic bags has been banned.  A great switch for any household, wherever you live, is to use re-usable bags. The Nellie’s Tote Bag is sturdy, water resistant and great for a whole lot more than groceries! To help you take the first step - or continue your planet-friendly journey, on Earth Day (April 22nd), we will include a complimentary Nellie’s Reusable Tote with every purchase!


 
 
 
 
 


Nellie’s Laundry Soda:


We don’t believe in shipping water around the world. With just 4 ingredients and containing no phosphates, fillers, or chemicals, our HE Certified Laundry Soda is safe for your skin and the environment.  Nellie’s powder Laundry Soda is super concentrated, dissolves clear and requires just one small scoop per regular sized load!  Our packaging is reusable and refillable making this product a great step in the right direction.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Nellie’s Lamby Wool Dryerballs:


Chemical fabric softeners and toxic dryer sheets contain harmful chemicals and fragrances, adhere to clothes, vent into the air, and rub off on skin. Nellie’s Dryerballs provide an easy solution.  Made with 100% New Zealand Lambswool, our Dryerballs lift and separate clothes creating airflow reducing drying time. The natural wool softens fibres and reduces static – and they last over 2 years, the equivalent of over 1000 dryer sheets! Our Dryerball Tin even has a piggy bank slot! A gentle reminder of all the money saved with this switch!
 
 
 
 
 
 


Nellie’s Dishwasher Powder: 


Washing dishes with chemical products and then using them to eat off, probably isn’t the best idea. Nellie’s Dishwasher Powder is the perfect solution. Planet-Friendly, concentrated, and packed with power, dishes will be clean and safe for mealtime.  Our packaging is plastic-free, reusable, and refillable making this another step in the right direction.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
To stay up to date with all things Nellie's, follow us on Instagram @nelliesclean!
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Dryerballs – How the Nellie’s Brand came to be!

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Dryerballs- How the Nellie's brand came to be!
Our Founder James, (Nellie’s son) has fond memories of his household being zero waste and planet friendly. Nellie was going green long before it was “cool”!  He remembers removing labels from cans for recycling, re-using household goods and cleaning with homemade solutions. Nellie was a minimalist and bought only what was needed. She bought quality goods, meant to last.
 
With these values instilled in his core and his entrepreneurial spirit, after she passed, James wanted to find a way to keep her memory alive.
 
Back in the day, the only natural solution to softening fabrics was to toss shoes or tennis balls in the dryer when drying clothes.  Consumers were becoming more eco-conscious, and James was determined to find a product that could have the same effect, without the chemicals.
 
15 years ago, he came across Dryerballs.  After some testing, he realized that not only did Dryerballs provide a natural alternative to fabric softeners, but they also reduced static and drying time!
 
Nellie's First Dryerballs
 
 
 
With that in mind, James decided to commercialize Dryerballs.  To get Dryerballs into the hands of consumers and deliver education on their benefits, he manufactured our very first dryerball and hit the fair and festival circuit.  Something Nellie’s still does today! The more dryerballs that sold; the more consumers were raving about their amazing effects!
 
 
Nellies Blue Dryerballs
 
 
 
It wasn’t long until hundreds of other companies were producing dryerballs. To keep moving ahead with selling Dryerballs, James developed a blue dryerball, with an oval shape and decided his dryerballs needed a brand identity.  Enter - Nellie’s Dryerballs!
 
 
 
 
Fun fact! Nellie’s Dryerballs were the first product to carry the Nellie name and are still available today! To be more planet-friendly, Nellie’s moved to 100% New Zealand Wool Dryerballs, added Scented Dryerballs and the ever-popular patented Flyerballs! And the rest, as they say, is history!
 

Problem:

  • Stiff clothes
  • Static
  • Long drying times
  • Harming the environment
 

Solution – Dryerballs!


Two or more Dryerballs in the dryer lift and separate clothes while they are drying, softening fibres, and creating airflow during the cycle. This continued action keeps synthetic and natural fibres separated, reducing static. And by default, reduces drying time up to 25%!  Dryerballs can replace up to 1000 single-use toxic dryer sheets. Nellie’s Dryerballs last 2+ years, saving valuable time and money!
 
Follow along on the @nelliesclean Instagram for more fun facts and exciting promotions!
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