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85 Wild Ways to Clean Clothes

From Radioactive Laundry Holders to Luxury Laundry Detergents

— June 27, 2012 — Art & Design
These wacky and often unexpectedly wild ways to clean clothes make the tedious task of laundry far more enjoyable.

Often moving toward a more eco-conscious approach to a fresh wardrobe, innovations in laundry are amazingly creative and useful. Though perhaps not the most inherently interesting task, changes made to the way people clean clothing tend to be welcomed, provided that they make the task more enjoyable in some way. Clothing pins, detergents and washing appliances themselves have all received some fairly futuristic makeovers, leading to some fairly Jetson-esque results.

Because this is an activity that people are bound to continue partaking in for an indefinite amount of time, buyers can continue to expect to see cutting-edge changes made to the way clothes get clean.
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Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
85
Crowdsourced Laundry Mats
Crowdsourced Laundry Mats
La Machine Du Voisin Connects Laundry Doers with Available Machines
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84
Tortuous Detergent Commercials
Tortuous Detergent Commercials
The Rob Zombie Woolite Ad Stretches Clothes to the Limit
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83
Laundering Robots
Laundering Robots
Willow Garage PR2 Will Knock Your Socks Off, Then Sort Them
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82
White Eco-Smart Washers
White Eco-Smart Washers
The ‘Lavadora' Laundry Machine Knows Just How Much Water it Ne
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81
Clothesline Challenges
Clothesline Challenges
The Seventh Generation 7-Day Challenge is for Sustainable Laundry
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80
Washer-Free Denim
Washer-Free Denim
The Self-Cleaning Jeans Design Removes Dirt and Stains When Exposed to Sunlight
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79
Sonic-Inspired Laundry Accessories
Sonic-Inspired Laundry Accessories
These Hedgehog Dryer Balls by Kikkerland are Spiketacular
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78
Worn Togs Trestles
Worn Togs Trestles
Der Bremer Airs Out Your Articles to Reduce Excessive Laundering
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77
Cupid Pinion Clothespins
Cupid Pinion Clothespins
The Wing Clip by Lufdesign Can Make Lightweight Items Airborne
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76
Illuminating Cleaner Campaigns
Illuminating Cleaner Campaigns
The Nevex 2011 Ads' Super-Whitening Action Sheds Light
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75
Radioactive Laundry Holders
Radioactive Laundry Holders
These Biohazard Laundry Baskets by Thor-Hoy are for Filthy Clothing
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74
Internet-Saavy Washers
Internet-Saavy Washers
Laundryview Emails You When Your Clothes are Clean
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73
Pea Clothes Cleaners
Pea Clothes Cleaners
The Easy Pod Washer Lets You Do Water Greenly On-the-Go
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72
Convenient Laundry Loads
Convenient Laundry Loads
Clean Your Clothes with Ease Using the Hand Washing Pond
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71
Playable Clothes Cleaners
Playable Clothes Cleaners
The Amusement Washing Machine Lets You Game Through the Spin Cycle
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70
Airing Clean Laundry
Airing Clean Laundry
'The Right to Dry' is Upheld in Vermont
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69
Imminent Spill Campaigns (UPDATE)
Imminent Spill Campaigns (UPDATE)
Ariel Stain Remover Ads Anticipate Eating Accidents
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68
Food-Converted Clothing Campaigns
Food-Converted Clothing Campaigns
These Espumil Ads Salvage Stained Garments
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67
Dancing Detergent Ads
Dancing Detergent Ads
These Fuzol Laundry Detergent Ads Make a Splash
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66
Airing Dirty Laundry
Airing Dirty Laundry
The Steve Nichols Convoy Redefines Laundry Baskets
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65
Slide Puzzle Stain Ads
Slide Puzzle Stain Ads
Sao Luiz Laundry Service Campaign Suggests a Strategy for Cleaning Clothes
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64
Feminine Laundry Carriers
Feminine Laundry Carriers
The Ruffle Laundry Bag is Perfect for Every Household's Princess
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63
Hanging Laundry Racks
Hanging Laundry Racks
The Tree Hanger is a Clothing Hanger That Transforms Into a Drying Rack
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62
Laundry Bag Barstools
Laundry Bag Barstools
Nexus Stool by Elementodiseno Cushions Your Bottom with Clothes
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61
Plant-Perfect Clothespins
Plant-Perfect Clothespins
Flower and Vine Clips Keep Stems Straight and Plants Upright
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60
Experience-Creating Cleaners
Experience-Creating Cleaners
The Eco Laundry Room Has a Cafe, Kid's Play Area and Free WiFi
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59
Energy-Sensing Appliances
Energy-Sensing Appliances
The Miele Smart Grid Washer Does Laundry When the Costs are Low
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58
Paper Laundry Detergent
Paper Laundry Detergent
Don't Let Airport Security Stop You
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57
Vomiting Laundry
Vomiting Laundry
Samsung Washing Machine Ad Forces Dirt Out
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56
Antimicrobial Towel Racks
Antimicrobial Towel Racks
Kim Jin Yeong's Towel Hanger Dries, Deodorizes, and Sanitizes Your Towel
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55
Detergent-Free Soap
Detergent-Free Soap
Eco-Friendly Solution for Laundry and Cleaning Comes from Nuts
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54
Energy-Saving Laundry Lines
Energy-Saving Laundry Lines
Mrs. Pegg's Handy Line Dries Clothes Without Electricity
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53
Laundry Day Lookbooks
Laundry Day Lookbooks
The Lovewright Company 2010 Winter Collection
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52
Scented Clothes Dryers
Scented Clothes Dryers
Breeze Racks Dry Clothes Straight Out of the Wash
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51
Industrial Clothes Bins
Industrial Clothes Bins
The Dandux Laundry Cart Design Dates Back to the 1800s
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50
Fighting The Clothes Line Ban
Fighting The Clothes Line Ban
Hang Laundry, Save Energy, Even If Its Ugly
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49
Lightbright Clothes Pin
Lightbright Clothes Pin
Sungho Lee Creates LED Pin For More Than Just Laundry
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48
Door to Dorm Shipping
Door to Dorm Shipping
MadPackers.com
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47
Heroic Household Pressers
Heroic Household Pressers
The Iron Man Iron Will Have Your Shirts Looking Spiffy
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46
Air Force Laundry Sacks
Air Force Laundry Sacks
Killspencer Parachute Bag Offers a Durable Solution for Dirty Clothes
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45
Toilet Lid Sinks
Toilet Lid Sinks
Wash Up With Toilet Water
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44
Eco Clothing Cleaners
Eco Clothing Cleaners
Jiminy Washing Machine Puts Sustainable Garment Care in Your Hands
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43
Hanging Solar Chargers
Hanging Solar Chargers
Sunbox Solar Panels Can Be Hung on a Standard Clothesline
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42
Disco Ball Clothes Cleaners
Disco Ball Clothes Cleaners
The Supernova Robot Uses Lasers to Eliminate Stains
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41
Detective Washers
Detective Washers
The Electrolux 'Lupe' Design by Il-seop So Makes Cleaning Fun
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40
Male-Targeted Detergent
Male-Targeted Detergent
Cleanjet Branding Markets Convenient Guygiene
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39
Electronic Stain Zappers
Electronic Stain Zappers
The Portable Spot Cleaner Saves You the Labor of Laundry
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38
Creature Clothes Pins
Creature Clothes Pins
The Sharky and Crocodile Clips are Incredibly Adorable
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37
Plant-Based Laundry Soap
Plant-Based Laundry Soap
Berry+ Laundry Detergent is Mean and Green
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36
Money-Threaded Clothing
Money-Threaded Clothing
Money Laundry Clothing Recycles Used Money into Their Clothes
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35
Soap-Free Laundry
Soap-Free Laundry
The BioWashBall Uses Ceramic Beads to Wash Clothes
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34
Autobot Laundry Lines
Autobot Laundry Lines
The Optimus Prime Dryer Transforms Wet Clothes to Dry
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33
Clothes-Drying Curtains
Clothes-Drying Curtains
The Blindry System Incorporates Two Functions Fit for Small Living Spaces
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32
Interactive Home Appliances
Interactive Home Appliances
OVO Washing Machine by Murat Ozveri May Be the Coolest Washing Machine
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31
Laundry Room Furniture
Laundry Room Furniture
Terry Dwan's Collection Makes Laundering More Enjoyable
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30
Gender-Biased Washing Machines
Gender-Biased Washing Machines
The Almighty Laundry is Built Specifically for Men
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29
Throw Racks
Throw Racks
The Clothes Storage Hanger Is a Lazy Person's Dream Come True
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28
Mobile Laundry Units
Mobile Laundry Units
Mitch Shivers' Washing Machine is Powered by a Bicycle
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27
Naughty Laundry Service
Naughty Laundry Service
Multi-Service Thai Establishments
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26
Laundry Machines Turned Into Stomachs
Laundry Machines Turned Into Stomachs
Guerrilla Pepto-Bismol Campaign
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25
Whirlpool Laundry Wall
Whirlpool Laundry Wall
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24
Dirty Clothing Duvets
Dirty Clothing Duvets
The Snurk White Laundry Line of Bedding Features Dirty Clothes
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23
Android-Powered Washing Machines
Android-Powered Washing Machines
The Moshi*Matic Lets You Do Laundry from Your Cell Phone
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22
Clothes-Cleaning Cafes
Clothes-Cleaning Cafes
Copenhagen's Laundromat Cafe Lets You Do Laundry While Sipping Lattes
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21
Money-Saving Appliances
Money-Saving Appliances
The Individual Washer Just Cut Your Laundry Day in Half
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20
Waterless Washing Machines
Waterless Washing Machines
Xeros Uses Only 1 Cup of Water/Load
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19
Clothespin Flash Drives
Clothespin Flash Drives
The MemoryPin USB Stick is Doubly Useful for Laundry and Tech Situations
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18
Washers with Integrated Hampers
Washers with Integrated Hampers
Baguni Eliminates One Step From Your Laundry Routine
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17
Educational Laundry Systems
Educational Laundry Systems
Electrolux Renew by Louis Filosa Swipes Your Clothes Clean
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16
Luxury Laundry Detergents
Luxury Laundry Detergents
The Laundress Saves Delicates
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15
Laundering Stationary Bikes
Laundering Stationary Bikes
Green Wash is an Eco Machine for Health and Hygiene
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14
Futuristic Laundry Stations
Futuristic Laundry Stations
The Whirlpool Body Box Sorts Clothes by Fabric and Colour
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13
Playful Washing Machines
Playful Washing Machines
The Swirl Water Ball by Designaffairs Cleans Clothes While You Play
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12
Round Washing Machines
Round Washing Machines
The ‘Aquarium' Features Rotating Spheres
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11
Crystal Ball Clothes-Washers
Crystal Ball Clothes-Washers
Maglev Washing Machine Predicts the Future of Laundry
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10
Hand-Powered Washers
Hand-Powered Washers
The Laundry Pod Washing Machine is a Green-Friendly Way to Get Clean
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9
Wall-Mounted Washing Machines
Wall-Mounted Washing Machines
The Re-Cycle Laundry Center
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8
Detergent-Free Washing Machines
Detergent-Free Washing Machines
Environmentally Friendly Laundry
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7
Personal Washing Drums
Personal Washing Drums
The Easy Living Washing Machine is for the Time-Crunched Individual
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6
WiFi Washbaskets
WiFi Washbaskets
The iBasket From Electrolux
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5
Miniature Laundry Machines
Miniature Laundry Machines
The 'Pebble' Washing Machine is Small & Sustainable
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4
Washing Machine Chairs
Washing Machine Chairs
The Alternative Clothes Cleaner
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3
Soapless Eco Clothes Cleaners
Soapless Eco Clothes Cleaners
The Orbit Washing Machine Lets You Do Laundry Anywhere
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2
Tiny Clothes Dryers
Tiny Clothes Dryers
The Mini Tumble Dryer is for Light Load Laundry
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1
Portable Washing Machines
Portable Washing Machines
The Dismount Washer Makes Laundry Much Easier
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