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Repurposed Soaps Save Lives & Create Shared Value

We’ve all done it, more times than we care to admit. We stay in a hotel while traveling, barely use the brand new bars of soap placed in our rooms, and then mindlessly toss them in the trash upon our departure. Now, there's a better way. 53 Radisson Blu Hotels & Resorts and Sealed Air cooperate on Soap For Hope™ in which hotel soaps are recycled, converting them into free hygiene to better the lives of citizens and communities in need around the world.

Each of the 53 Radisson Blu hotels on the Soap for Hope program produces approximately 1.5 tons of soap waste each year, which will now be diverted from landfills. According to the World Health Organization, a person needs about 120 grams of soap per month for proper hygiene, thus Soap for Hope in Radisson Blu hotels can supply about 55,000 people with soap for 1 year

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