Clean the World is a social enterprise on a mission to lead a global hygiene revolution. The organisation takes unused soaps, shower gels, shampoos and body lotions from hotels such as ours, and recycles them into soap and hygiene products. Clean the World then distributes these products to children and families around the world living in localities with high death rates due to diseases such as pneumonia and cholera.
It’s an innovative, creative and inspirational project that tackles both environmental and health issues – and we jumped at the chance to be involved here at The Athenaeum.
As a result, any open toiletry containers guests leave behind in our rooms go towards this cause. This includes soap, shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, hand lotion, body lotion, hair oil, shaving creams and foams. As long as it’s an item that can be recycled and converted into soap or shampoo, we make sure it goes to Clean the World.