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.
kilos of soaps collected
kilos of liquid amenities collected
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 workshop 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 organisations are helping us to change lives.
Green labels endorse us
Bubbles saving lives.
Providing soap to those who have limited access to hygiene products helps prevent the spread of life-threatening diseases. Sanitary precarity is also a cause of social exclusion.
In September, we launched a new initiative to make it easier for our partner hotels' cleaning teams to collect solid soap. Now we offer them sustainable cotton mesh bags with our logo that teams can hang on their trolleys when cleaning rooms. The rescued small soaps...
On August 15, the 43rd Rhine Collective Swim was held in Basel. One of the sponsors of this event was the company IWB Basel. IWB made a financial donation to SapoCycle and in return, 3.300 recycled soaps customized with the company's logo were produced. On the day of...
Journalist Lionel Thompson visited our workshop in Colmar. He wrote a nice piece to be broadcasted on L'esprit d'initiative on Radio France Inter. You can access the podcast here.
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