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 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.

Swiss Deluxe Hotels
Ernst Göhner Stiftung
INNO Recycling

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.

What’s new?

New SapoCycle mesh bags for our Hotels

New SapoCycle mesh bags for our Hotels

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...

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IWB supports SapoCycle

IWB supports SapoCycle

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...

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

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