Making socially responsible soaps.

SapoCycle is the first non-profit organisation in Europe that collects discarded soaps in hotels and turns them into life-saving products. The soaps are recycled by people with disabilities and then distributed to improve sanitary conditions of families in need.

participating hotels

kilos of soaps collected

kilos of liquid amenities collected

soaps redistributed

Liquid Soap

litres liquid soap distributed

kg CO2 saved

So, how does it work?

It’s simple… Environmentally conscious hotels join us and collect the discarded soaps. In our recycling workshops the soaps are reprocessed and turned into new hygienic soap bars by people with disabilities under a strict bacteriological control. Our distribution partners give out the recycled soaps to families in need.  

Great companies are helping us to change lives.

Awards motivate us to keep going.

Green labels endorse us

Bubbles saving lives.

More than 1.5 million children under the age of 5 die around the world each year due to two diseases (diarrheal diseases and respiratory tract infection) which could have been prevented by hand washing.

What’s new?

France: A record year 2022 with incredible results!

France: A record year 2022 with incredible results!

5 times more soaps collected than in 2021! In 2022, we collected 3,711 kilos of hotel soaps discarded by our partners. Since our start in 2018, we have collected more than 14 tonnes of used soap from hotels in France. A new feature for hotels: Premium Membership In...

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Fondation SapoCycle
c/o Fondation des Fondateurs
Breitingerstrasse 35
8002 Zürich

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