Hang Dry

When hiking, camping or budget traveling, sending dirty clothes to the wash and fold is usually not an option. Now there's a way to launder on the road with the Scrubba wash bag. It cleans garments in as little as 30 seconds with no washing machine, special detergent, or laundromat required. Portable and pocket sized, Scrubba includes a built-in washboard that quickly and effectively scrubs away grime. Just throw soiled items in the bag, add water, any liquid soap (even shampoo will do), and gently push the sealed bag back and forth. Swish, swish, swish, rinse, then hang to dry. Aussie native, Ashley Newland, developed Scrubba so he could do his laundry anytime, anywhere during his extensive worldwide travels. This avid outdoorsman has even scaled Mt Kilimanjaro. Even though Scrubba folds up small enough to fit into a pocket or backpack, and weighs less than 5 oz., it's not just for travelers. Use at home with delicates or send it off with that college age kid who never seems to have time for laundry.

Scrubba

Travel Washing Bag

Hang Dry

When hiking, camping or budget traveling, sending dirty clothes to the wash and fold is usually not an option. Now there's a way to launder on the road with the Scrubba wash bag. It cleans garments in as little as 30 seconds with no washing machine, special detergent, or laundromat required. Portable and pocket sized, Scrubba includes a built-in washboard that quickly and effectively scrubs away grime. Just throw soiled items in the bag, add water, any liquid soap (even shampoo will do), and gently push the sealed bag back and forth. Swish, swish, swish, rinse, then hang to dry. Aussie native, Ashley Newland, developed Scrubba so he could do his laundry anytime, anywhere during his extensive worldwide travels. This avid outdoorsman has even scaled Mt Kilimanjaro. Even though Scrubba folds up small enough to fit into a pocket or backpack, and weighs less than 5 oz., it's not just for travelers. Use at home with delicates or send it off with that college age kid who never seems to have time for laundry.
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  • Courtney
    Courtney

    Hi Grommet community, I'm Courtney from Scrubba. The Scrubba Wash Bag is the lightest and most compact “washing machine” in the world. It’s a packing essential for all travelers and campers everywhere. I'd be happy to answer any questions you may have!

  • Jean
    Jean
    9/18/2014 12:32 PM

    How much water is needed for 2 shirts. How much detergent and how to best rinse after washing? Thanks

  • Marcia
    Marcia
    9/18/2014 12:51 PM

    @Jean Hi Jean, Thanks for your questions. Scrubba recommends about 1-2 gallons of water depending on the size of the load and suggests rinsing clothes with fresh water in the bag or under a running tap or shower. Marcia @The Grommet

  • Deborah
    Deborah
    9/18/2014 12:33 PM

    Hi,

    Obviously the clothes still need to be rinsed out meaning you still need access to a sink, or a lot more water than is shown.

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 1:11 PM

    @Deborah Hi Deborah, yes, the clothing need to be rinsed with enough water to cover them. The washing instructions are as follows:

    1) FILL IT: Add water, cleaning liquid and clothes to the Scrubba™ Wash Bag (20-40% volume).

    2) ROLL & CLIP: Roll down top at least 4-5 times and clip ends (like you would with a dry bag).

    3) DEFLATE: Open and squeeze valve to expel air from the Scrubba™ Wash Bag.

    4) RUB: Press down and rub clothes against the Scrubba™ Wash Bag’s unique internal flexible washboard for 30 seconds for a quick traveler wash, or for 3 minutes for a machine quality wash. For delicates, press and rub gently.

    5) RINSE: Unclip and unroll the Scrubba™ Wash Bag’s seal. Pour out water. Rinse clothes with fresh water in the Scrubba™ Wash Bag or under a running tap or shower.

    6) DRY: Hang dry clothes on a clothesline, pat dry with a towel, or get creative (hang on a bed post, over a chair, on a hanger, in a tree)!

  • Chris
    Chris
    9/18/2014 12:48 PM

    Greetings. How do you dry out the bag after using? If you pack it up and it's still the least bit damp, it's going to mold and get that funky smell.

  • Marcia
    Marcia
    9/18/2014 12:53 PM

    @Chris Hi Chris, The cleaning instructions and more information can always be found in the details section of the product. While the Scrubba wash bag uses microbial and hydrolysis resistant polyether TPU, air drying the inside of the bag will help it last longer and make it more hygienic.

    Avoid exposure to heat or sunlight: Exposure to temperatures over 122°F or sunlight can damage the inner and outer coatings of the Scrubba wash bag. [email protected]

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 1:18 PM

    @Chris Hi Chris,

    Yes, you'll want to rinse, invert and dry after each use. While the Scrubba™ Wash Bag uses microbial and hydrolysis resistant polyether TPU, air drying the inside of the bag will help it last longer and make it more hygienic.

  • Portia
    Portia
    9/18/2014 1:08 PM

    Your pitch says "Perfect for travelers on tight budgets and fast paced schedules, this cost effective, easy to use wash bag cleans clothes wherever you are."

    Yet, you expect those tight-budgeted travelers to fork over more than $50 for this bag? Hmm, that doesn't seem very budget conscious.

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 1:31 PM

    @Portia The Scrubba is made of a microbial and hydrolysis resistant polyether TPU. If taken care of, it is a very long-lasting product that will pay for itself in laundromat offsets :)

    Scrubba also contributes to clean water initiatives around the world, such as the Rift Valley Reservoir Project in Kenya, and the World Vision Emergency and Preparedness Fund.

  • RU
    RU
    9/18/2014 1:10 PM

    Wow! Only $55 and 1-2 gallons of water per wash. Great for desert hiking... How about something that doesn't waste money and esp water??

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 1:23 PM

    @RU You may choose another option for desert hiking, but the Scrubba provides a machine-quality wash, which could take 15 to 30 gallons of water in a high-efficiency washer.

    The Scrubba is also the washing machine that gives back clean water. A portion of the proceeds goes towards providing clean drinking water in areas of the world for those in need.

  • Claire
    Claire
    9/18/2014 1:12 PM

    This seems like a great idea for light travel. I went to a third world country for a month, and I washed my cloths in the sink every other day. This would have been nice. I only brought a backpack for the whole month.

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 1:34 PM

    @Claire It really is! It folds down to picket-size and is small enough to take anywhere. It also doubles as a dry-bag, which can be especially useful for backpacking trips.

  • Tex
    Tex
    9/18/2014 1:28 PM

    Having spent much of my life outside growing up in the country and the mountains, and then deploying around the world in the Army, I think this is a very useful product. Understanding the cost of manufacturing, start-up, etc., I probably understand the cost of this product better than most people - who will spend more on drinks with their significant other and not even blink. As for the amount of water, again, I think it's reasonable, but I've been doing my own laundry since age 8, and that included a real washboard. It's pretty hard to actually "launder" your clothes and get them clean without using a gallon or two of water. I've been in the desert and understand that there might not be much water, in which case, maybe you only water-wash your clothes. Clearly, some people find the cost and amount of water to be excessive, but from a real-world experience perspective, I have to say that this is by far the best option that I've seen and for a niche product, the cost is not excessive. I know for a fact that the profit margin is quite small at this point - compared to the profit margin for things like mixed drinks and sodas, where the actual cost is pennies and consumers don't balk at paying dollars. I'll purchase and use this item and HIGHLY RECOMMEND sending it to any deployed military person... ESPECIALLY rapid deployment units where they often do not have the luxury of sending out laundry or carrying even one extra uniform (depending on the mission). That's my 2-cents worth from an experienced outdoorsman and military veteran. KUDOS!

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 1:38 PM

    @Tex Thanks for sharing your experience & kind words :)

  • Amy
    Amy – Grommet Team
    9/18/2014 6:56 PM

    Hi Tex,

    Amy from The Grommet team here. I want to thank you for your support and for sharing your experiences on our board. Comments like yours are extremely helpful for our Maker and our community.

  • Brenda
    Brenda
    9/18/2014 1:43 PM

    Hi Courtney - I'm wondering about the 'Rinse' cycle. The info says 'swish, swish, swish, rinse, then hang to dry' - but wouldn't you need to empty the bag, rinse IT out to remove any soap residue, then refill it with fresh water? And as someone who frequently washes a few things by hand when traveling, I find that I often have to change the water in the sink more than once to really get the detergent out.

    Also - how much will the bag hold - say, how many tee shirts? Could you do wash a pair of jeans in it?

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 2:13 PM

    @Brenda Hi Brenda! The rinsing process is similar to the washing process. Just empty out the soapy water, add about a gallon of clean water, and give it a swish. You can see the rinsing process in the following product review at 2:51

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=u-VJ9M8ntPw

  • Renee
    Renee
    9/18/2014 1:44 PM

    I like this idea. Especially if it means packing less clothing. I've often found myself in places where the sink has no plug (and I've yet to find a universal sized one to pack) or worse yet, a drain pipe that empties straight onto the floor.

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 2:15 PM

    @Renee Oh dear! Yes, washing clothes in a contained wash bag definitely has its advantages :)

  • Donelda
    Donelda
    9/18/2014 5:49 PM

    @Courtney And let's not forget that even when you have a drain in the sink AND are careful, water still gets everywhere! I really like the containment aspect and a little bit of scrubbing texture inside...

  • KELLY
    KELLY
    9/18/2014 1:47 PM

    The bag looks rather small - is it big enough to wash a pair of jeans?

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 2:19 PM

    @KELLY The Scrubba can be used on most forms of clothing. While clothing made of thick materials such as denim jeans may be washed in the Scrubba, it may be necessary to open the bag and rotate the jeans to ensure sufficient contact between the whole jeans and the washboard. Care needs to be taken for clothing with zips or buckles, which could potentially damage the internal coating of the Scrubba wash bag.

  • Alec
    Alec
    9/18/2014 1:51 PM

    Made in China. No thanks.

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 2:20 PM

    @Alec thank you for your comment :)

  • Alec
    Alec
    9/18/2014 5:36 PM

    @Courtney I hope you are thanking me from China.

  • Tom
    Tom
    9/18/2014 7:23 PM

    @Alec Snide comments do not help the exchange of or promote valuable information. I bet it would be hard to find someones life entirely devoid products made in foreign countries. Please keep comments or criticisms to the products representations.

    As an avid outdoorsman I would find this very valuable, especially when on weeklong or longer excursions.

  • Susan
    Susan
    9/18/2014 7:24 PM

    @Alec

    My first thought when I saw this bag was how great it would be for my next business trip to China. I usually have to do my laundry in the sink and would love this option. btw, Alec, the Chinese are my clients so I'll be bringing a lot more money back to spend in the US than the people in China are getting for making these bags.

  • Alec
    Alec
    9/18/2014 9:56 PM

    @Susan Rationalize it any way you like. We are still awash in poorly-made Chinese junk.

    @ Tom Don't know why this site wouldn't allow a comment to you, but I will make whatever comment I deem appropriate. To some of us a product's place of manufacture is valuable information. A true outdoorsman would have figured out how to do his laundry without resorting to laborers in sweat-shops.

  • tina
    tina
    9/18/2014 2:04 PM

    Courtney, will the bag last a long time? also My daughter just had her wedding gown cleaned and they want a $100.00 to preserve it do u guy's sell anything that will keep it safe for like a year?

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 2:21 PM

    @tina I'd recommend leaving wedding gown cleaning and preserving to the experts! Wish I could be more help on this subject!

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 2:39 PM

    @tina as for the Scrubba's lifespan, this largely depends on how often you use the Scrubba, how rough you are with the Scrubba, and how well you following the care and maintenance instructions for the wash bag. Treated well, the Scrubba wash bag should last for hundreds of uses.

  • Kitty
    Kitty
    9/18/2014 2:22 PM

    How does the soap get rinsed out?

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 2:23 PM

    @Kitty You can see the rinsing process in the following product review at 2:51

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=u-VJ9M8ntPw

  • Julie
    Julie
    9/18/2014 3:20 PM

    @Courtney

    I just ordered one. Can't wait to try it out at home and traveling!

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 3:56 PM

    @Julie Glad to hear it :) Let us know what you think!

  • laura
    laura
    9/18/2014 3:20 PM

    The only aspect of this that I wonder about is this: It sounds like you need to carry a good bit of extra water with you to "rinse" the clothes, so it is not really "practical" for hikers etc who need to keep the weight down. If you have access to a sink or a stream -- that'll do just fine for washing clothes. I think the "scrubbing" quality is a nice idea, but not really necessary.

    To do laundry in a college dorm -- you still need to get that water from the sink!!!!

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 3:55 PM

    @laura It's true, a water source is required, but you don't necessarily need to carry it with you. If using water from a lake or river, we do recommend that dirty water be tipped out at least 30 metres (100 feet) from the water source to prevent pollution.

  • Lynn
    Lynn
    9/18/2014 4:38 PM

    Please let Tina know that if she can get a wedding gown preserved for $100. -go for it! In many urban areas, the going rate is 200-250. Best advice - know who you are dealing with; consumer beware! Interesting comments from Tex though..not traveling much myself but my sister just returned from a birding trip to Tanzania and I would have strongly considered this as a gift.

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 4:50 PM

    @Lynn Thanks for your comment :)

  • Tom
    Tom
    9/18/2014 7:28 PM

    @Laura For urban environments access to clean tap is all you need. For wilderness use, a pump with water filter will adequately serve your purpose , but it will take a few minutes to pump enough water. You only need a very little amount of detergent as well. People use way too much detergent too often. When camping in the wilderness, a few extra minutes is not too much of an inconvenience for not carrying the weight of extra clothes.

  • Patricia
    Patricia
    9/18/2014 8:11 PM

    Have you tried washing blue jeans in the Scrubba? I can see this as being a very handy item to pack when we take long motorcycle trips. It's amazing how much we can pack in the saddlebags, but eventually we have to stop at a laundromat. And I'm talking big jeans for my 6'4 hubby

  • Barbara
    Barbara
    9/18/2014 8:21 PM

    I've never commented on anything before but I have to say, I have never seen so many people write snarky comments! Geez, people - it's not like you bought it and were unhappy with the product. The people who made this are just trying to offer something valuable to the world - no need to just be so creepy!! If you don't want one, don't buy it!

  • Martie
    Martie
    9/18/2014 8:36 PM

    What a great idea! Will definitely buy one before my next trip!!

The launch day conversation has ended. Please direct further questions about this Grommet to our Community Experience Team.

 

Scrubba

Travel Washing Bag

Hang Dry

When hiking, camping or budget traveling, sending dirty clothes to the wash and fold is usually not an option. Now there's a way to launder on the road with the Scrubba wash bag. It cleans garments in as little as 30 seconds with no washing machine, special detergent, or laundromat required.

Portable and pocket sized, Scrubba
includes a built-in washboard that quickly and effectively scrubs away grime. Just throw soiled items in the bag, add water, any liquid soap (even shampoo will do), and gently push the sealed bag back and forth. Swish, swish, swish, rinse, then hang to dry.

Aussie native, Ashley Newland, developed Scrubba so he could do his laundry anytime, anywhere during his extensive worldwide travels. This avid outdoorsman has even scaled Mt Kilimanjaro.

Even though Scrubba folds up small enough to fit into a pocket or backpack, and weighs less than 5 oz., it's not just for travelers. Use at home with delicates or send it off with that college age kid who never seems to have time for laundry.
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  • Courtney
    Courtney

    Hi Grommet community, I'm Courtney from Scrubba. The Scrubba Wash Bag is the lightest and most compact “washing machine” in the world. It’s a packing essential for all travelers and campers everywhere. I'd be happy to answer any questions you may have!

  • Jean
    Jean
    9/18/2014 12:32 PM

    How much water is needed for 2 shirts. How much detergent and how to best rinse after washing? Thanks

  • Marcia
    Marcia
    9/18/2014 12:51 PM

    @Jean Hi Jean, Thanks for your questions. Scrubba recommends about 1-2 gallons of water depending on the size of the load and suggests rinsing clothes with fresh water in the bag or under a running tap or shower. Marcia @The Grommet

  • Deborah
    Deborah
    9/18/2014 12:33 PM

    Hi,

    Obviously the clothes still need to be rinsed out meaning you still need access to a sink, or a lot more water than is shown.

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 1:11 PM

    @Deborah Hi Deborah, yes, the clothing need to be rinsed with enough water to cover them. The washing instructions are as follows:

    1) FILL IT: Add water, cleaning liquid and clothes to the Scrubba™ Wash Bag (20-40% volume).

    2) ROLL & CLIP: Roll down top at least 4-5 times and clip ends (like you would with a dry bag).

    3) DEFLATE: Open and squeeze valve to expel air from the Scrubba™ Wash Bag.

    4) RUB: Press down and rub clothes against the Scrubba™ Wash Bag’s unique internal flexible washboard for 30 seconds for a quick traveler wash, or for 3 minutes for a machine quality wash. For delicates, press and rub gently.

    5) RINSE: Unclip and unroll the Scrubba™ Wash Bag’s seal. Pour out water. Rinse clothes with fresh water in the Scrubba™ Wash Bag or under a running tap or shower.

    6) DRY: Hang dry clothes on a clothesline, pat dry with a towel, or get creative (hang on a bed post, over a chair, on a hanger, in a tree)!

  • Chris
    Chris
    9/18/2014 12:48 PM

    Greetings. How do you dry out the bag after using? If you pack it up and it's still the least bit damp, it's going to mold and get that funky smell.

  • Marcia
    Marcia
    9/18/2014 12:53 PM

    @Chris Hi Chris, The cleaning instructions and more information can always be found in the details section of the product. While the Scrubba wash bag uses microbial and hydrolysis resistant polyether TPU, air drying the inside of the bag will help it last longer and make it more hygienic.

    Avoid exposure to heat or sunlight: Exposure to temperatures over 122°F or sunlight can damage the inner and outer coatings of the Scrubba wash bag. [email protected]

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 1:18 PM

    @Chris Hi Chris,

    Yes, you'll want to rinse, invert and dry after each use. While the Scrubba™ Wash Bag uses microbial and hydrolysis resistant polyether TPU, air drying the inside of the bag will help it last longer and make it more hygienic.

  • Portia
    Portia
    9/18/2014 1:08 PM

    Your pitch says "Perfect for travelers on tight budgets and fast paced schedules, this cost effective, easy to use wash bag cleans clothes wherever you are."

    Yet, you expect those tight-budgeted travelers to fork over more than $50 for this bag? Hmm, that doesn't seem very budget conscious.

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 1:31 PM

    @Portia The Scrubba is made of a microbial and hydrolysis resistant polyether TPU. If taken care of, it is a very long-lasting product that will pay for itself in laundromat offsets :)

    Scrubba also contributes to clean water initiatives around the world, such as the Rift Valley Reservoir Project in Kenya, and the World Vision Emergency and Preparedness Fund.

  • RU
    RU
    9/18/2014 1:10 PM

    Wow! Only $55 and 1-2 gallons of water per wash. Great for desert hiking... How about something that doesn't waste money and esp water??

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 1:23 PM

    @RU You may choose another option for desert hiking, but the Scrubba provides a machine-quality wash, which could take 15 to 30 gallons of water in a high-efficiency washer.

    The Scrubba is also the washing machine that gives back clean water. A portion of the proceeds goes towards providing clean drinking water in areas of the world for those in need.

  • Claire
    Claire
    9/18/2014 1:12 PM

    This seems like a great idea for light travel. I went to a third world country for a month, and I washed my cloths in the sink every other day. This would have been nice. I only brought a backpack for the whole month.

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 1:34 PM

    @Claire It really is! It folds down to picket-size and is small enough to take anywhere. It also doubles as a dry-bag, which can be especially useful for backpacking trips.

  • Tex
    Tex
    9/18/2014 1:28 PM

    Having spent much of my life outside growing up in the country and the mountains, and then deploying around the world in the Army, I think this is a very useful product. Understanding the cost of manufacturing, start-up, etc., I probably understand the cost of this product better than most people - who will spend more on drinks with their significant other and not even blink. As for the amount of water, again, I think it's reasonable, but I've been doing my own laundry since age 8, and that included a real washboard. It's pretty hard to actually "launder" your clothes and get them clean without using a gallon or two of water. I've been in the desert and understand that there might not be much water, in which case, maybe you only water-wash your clothes. Clearly, some people find the cost and amount of water to be excessive, but from a real-world experience perspective, I have to say that this is by far the best option that I've seen and for a niche product, the cost is not excessive. I know for a fact that the profit margin is quite small at this point - compared to the profit margin for things like mixed drinks and sodas, where the actual cost is pennies and consumers don't balk at paying dollars. I'll purchase and use this item and HIGHLY RECOMMEND sending it to any deployed military person... ESPECIALLY rapid deployment units where they often do not have the luxury of sending out laundry or carrying even one extra uniform (depending on the mission). That's my 2-cents worth from an experienced outdoorsman and military veteran. KUDOS!

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 1:38 PM

    @Tex Thanks for sharing your experience & kind words :)

  • Amy
    Amy – Grommet Team
    9/18/2014 6:56 PM

    Hi Tex,

    Amy from The Grommet team here. I want to thank you for your support and for sharing your experiences on our board. Comments like yours are extremely helpful for our Maker and our community.

  • Brenda
    Brenda
    9/18/2014 1:43 PM

    Hi Courtney - I'm wondering about the 'Rinse' cycle. The info says 'swish, swish, swish, rinse, then hang to dry' - but wouldn't you need to empty the bag, rinse IT out to remove any soap residue, then refill it with fresh water? And as someone who frequently washes a few things by hand when traveling, I find that I often have to change the water in the sink more than once to really get the detergent out.

    Also - how much will the bag hold - say, how many tee shirts? Could you do wash a pair of jeans in it?

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 2:13 PM

    @Brenda Hi Brenda! The rinsing process is similar to the washing process. Just empty out the soapy water, add about a gallon of clean water, and give it a swish. You can see the rinsing process in the following product review at 2:51

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=u-VJ9M8ntPw

  • Renee
    Renee
    9/18/2014 1:44 PM

    I like this idea. Especially if it means packing less clothing. I've often found myself in places where the sink has no plug (and I've yet to find a universal sized one to pack) or worse yet, a drain pipe that empties straight onto the floor.

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 2:15 PM

    @Renee Oh dear! Yes, washing clothes in a contained wash bag definitely has its advantages :)

  • Donelda
    Donelda
    9/18/2014 5:49 PM

    @Courtney And let's not forget that even when you have a drain in the sink AND are careful, water still gets everywhere! I really like the containment aspect and a little bit of scrubbing texture inside...

  • KELLY
    KELLY
    9/18/2014 1:47 PM

    The bag looks rather small - is it big enough to wash a pair of jeans?

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 2:19 PM

    @KELLY The Scrubba can be used on most forms of clothing. While clothing made of thick materials such as denim jeans may be washed in the Scrubba, it may be necessary to open the bag and rotate the jeans to ensure sufficient contact between the whole jeans and the washboard. Care needs to be taken for clothing with zips or buckles, which could potentially damage the internal coating of the Scrubba wash bag.

  • Alec
    Alec
    9/18/2014 1:51 PM

    Made in China. No thanks.

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 2:20 PM

    @Alec thank you for your comment :)

  • Alec
    Alec
    9/18/2014 5:36 PM

    @Courtney I hope you are thanking me from China.

  • Tom
    Tom
    9/18/2014 7:23 PM

    @Alec Snide comments do not help the exchange of or promote valuable information. I bet it would be hard to find someones life entirely devoid products made in foreign countries. Please keep comments or criticisms to the products representations.

    As an avid outdoorsman I would find this very valuable, especially when on weeklong or longer excursions.

  • Susan
    Susan
    9/18/2014 7:24 PM

    @Alec

    My first thought when I saw this bag was how great it would be for my next business trip to China. I usually have to do my laundry in the sink and would love this option. btw, Alec, the Chinese are my clients so I'll be bringing a lot more money back to spend in the US than the people in China are getting for making these bags.

  • Alec
    Alec
    9/18/2014 9:56 PM

    @Susan Rationalize it any way you like. We are still awash in poorly-made Chinese junk.

    @ Tom Don't know why this site wouldn't allow a comment to you, but I will make whatever comment I deem appropriate. To some of us a product's place of manufacture is valuable information. A true outdoorsman would have figured out how to do his laundry without resorting to laborers in sweat-shops.

  • tina
    tina
    9/18/2014 2:04 PM

    Courtney, will the bag last a long time? also My daughter just had her wedding gown cleaned and they want a $100.00 to preserve it do u guy's sell anything that will keep it safe for like a year?

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 2:21 PM

    @tina I'd recommend leaving wedding gown cleaning and preserving to the experts! Wish I could be more help on this subject!

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 2:39 PM

    @tina as for the Scrubba's lifespan, this largely depends on how often you use the Scrubba, how rough you are with the Scrubba, and how well you following the care and maintenance instructions for the wash bag. Treated well, the Scrubba wash bag should last for hundreds of uses.

  • Kitty
    Kitty
    9/18/2014 2:22 PM

    How does the soap get rinsed out?

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 2:23 PM

    @Kitty You can see the rinsing process in the following product review at 2:51

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=u-VJ9M8ntPw

  • Julie
    Julie
    9/18/2014 3:20 PM

    @Courtney

    I just ordered one. Can't wait to try it out at home and traveling!

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 3:56 PM

    @Julie Glad to hear it :) Let us know what you think!

  • laura
    laura
    9/18/2014 3:20 PM

    The only aspect of this that I wonder about is this: It sounds like you need to carry a good bit of extra water with you to "rinse" the clothes, so it is not really "practical" for hikers etc who need to keep the weight down. If you have access to a sink or a stream -- that'll do just fine for washing clothes. I think the "scrubbing" quality is a nice idea, but not really necessary.

    To do laundry in a college dorm -- you still need to get that water from the sink!!!!

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 3:55 PM

    @laura It's true, a water source is required, but you don't necessarily need to carry it with you. If using water from a lake or river, we do recommend that dirty water be tipped out at least 30 metres (100 feet) from the water source to prevent pollution.

  • Lynn
    Lynn
    9/18/2014 4:38 PM

    Please let Tina know that if she can get a wedding gown preserved for $100. -go for it! In many urban areas, the going rate is 200-250. Best advice - know who you are dealing with; consumer beware! Interesting comments from Tex though..not traveling much myself but my sister just returned from a birding trip to Tanzania and I would have strongly considered this as a gift.

  • Courtney
    Courtney – Special Guest
    9/18/2014 4:50 PM

    @Lynn Thanks for your comment :)

  • Tom
    Tom
    9/18/2014 7:28 PM

    @Laura For urban environments access to clean tap is all you need. For wilderness use, a pump with water filter will adequately serve your purpose , but it will take a few minutes to pump enough water. You only need a very little amount of detergent as well. People use way too much detergent too often. When camping in the wilderness, a few extra minutes is not too much of an inconvenience for not carrying the weight of extra clothes.

  • Patricia
    Patricia
    9/18/2014 8:11 PM

    Have you tried washing blue jeans in the Scrubba? I can see this as being a very handy item to pack when we take long motorcycle trips. It's amazing how much we can pack in the saddlebags, but eventually we have to stop at a laundromat. And I'm talking big jeans for my 6'4 hubby

  • Barbara
    Barbara
    9/18/2014 8:21 PM

    I've never commented on anything before but I have to say, I have never seen so many people write snarky comments! Geez, people - it's not like you bought it and were unhappy with the product. The people who made this are just trying to offer something valuable to the world - no need to just be so creepy!! If you don't want one, don't buy it!

  • Martie
    Martie
    9/18/2014 8:36 PM

    What a great idea! Will definitely buy one before my next trip!!

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