Making socially responsible soaps.

SapoCycle is a non-profit organisation 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

soaps redistributed

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.  

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?

Today we help the community of Alsace fight Coronavirus

Today we donated more than 2’800 new soap bars to help those in need during the Coronavirus outbreak in Alsace. They will be distributed by the Banque Alimentaire du Haut Rhin as from today to the homeless and those needing social assistance. More than ever, hands...

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“Des savons pour la bonne cause”, SapoCycle in Gala France

“Des savons pour la bonne cause”, SapoCycle in Gala France

SapoCycle has been featured on the weekly French magazine Gala France. A nice piece written by journalist Virginie Picat has been published today in the magazine Gala France. During these quarantine time when the world stays at home, our story brings hope: "Les bulles...

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SapoCycle on Sud Radio

SapoCycle on Sud Radio

SapoCycle was on SudRadio.  Last February 8th Dorothée Schiesser, SapoCycle founder and director, was interviewed by Philippe David on the show "Sauvons la planète". You can listen to the podcast .

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c/o Fondation des Fondateurs
Kirchgasse 42
8001 Zürich

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