Feb 26, 2015

NPO aims to recycle hotel soap to help poor nations

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A nonprofit organization plans to collect unused soap from upscale Tokyo hotels and recycle it into bars for use in the developing world, and is currently seeking funds to buy the equipment it needs. On Feb. 15, the Global Soap Project, a United States-based ...

Hilton extends soap recycling to Japan

Mar 18, 2014

Hilton extends soap recycling to Japan

Hilton Worldwide has extended to Japan its key corporate social responsibility program to recycle leftover soap for reuse in developing Asian countries, the hotel chain operator said Tuesday. All 10 hotels in Japan have joined Hilton’s global initiative, alongside 700 fellow hotels worldwide, to ...

Shabondama Soap finds success naturally

Oct 31, 2013

Shabondama Soap finds success naturally

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The sailing hasn’t always been smooth, but Shabondama Soap Co. has produced soaps for nearly four decades that don’t contain additives such as perfumes and artificial colors. The company based in Kitakyushu doesn’t use any chemically synthesized ingredients and only uses animal and plant ...