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The Scrubba is demonstrated by Ash in Laos.<br />
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A backpack that doubles up as a portable washing machine could transform the lives of campers, travellers, and festival goers. The rucksack, dubbed the Scrubba, can easily wash T-shirts, socks, pants, and even jeans while a user is away from home. It is made from a waterproof material and contains a flexible washboard which cleverly cleans away the day. It was invented by Ash Newland when he was packing for a holiday in Africa and realised he only had room for a few changes of clothes. He recommends using it for five to six minutes to achieve a machine-quality wash but it can be used for just 30 seconds for light loads.