Clean the World’s work supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals

As a global social enterprise, Clean the World is committed to being a leader in both environmental sustainability as well as global health.  This means being actively involved in global multilateral and multi-stakeholder groups and discussions to help maximize our impact – including global commitments like the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The SDGs are a …

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Clean the World finishes another successful school year with Soap in Schools

On Wednesday, May 17th, Clean the World visited our final Soap in Schools program of the 2016-2017 school year. This was a great event at Memorial Middle School in Orlando, Florida.  We went with the intentions of educating but left with the gift of a beautiful lesson. Many of our families were so excited to …

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Partnering with Children International to save even more lives in Zambia

Clean the World partners with Children International to save even more lives in Zambia Children International works to save and improve the lives of children living in poverty by providing health, education, empowerment, and employment. In 2016, Clean the World partnered with Children International to deliver soap and hygiene education to vulnerable, impoverished children in …

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Soap in Schools Program Launches in Las Vegas, NV

Clean the World is thrilled to announce the launch of our Soap in Schools program in Las Vegas thanks to our sponsor Sands Cares. Our Soap in Schools program began in January of 2016 and currently runs domestically in Orlando, Florida and internationally in Kenya and Tanzania. In the coming months of 2017, Soap in …

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Help Bring Hygiene Education to India: Find Out How

Help Bring Hygiene Education to India: Find Out How Clean the World’s Soap in Schools program will be launching in India, but we can’t make this possible without your support. Our Soap in Schools program began in January of 2016. We visit schools and share our mission to children and families on the importance of …

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Soap in Schools program is Saving Lives in Tanzania

Clean the World’s Soap in Schools is Saving Lives in Tanzania Clean the World’s Soap in Schools program in Tanzania launched in September 2016. During Soap in Schools, we teach proper handwashing techniques and distribute soap every two to three weeks to over 5,000 elementary school children. These children and their families in Tanzania need …

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“Clean Goes Green”: Clean the World Celebrates Earth Month This April and Every Day

Who said loving the earth had to last only one day? Clean the World celebrates planet Earth every day through our global hygiene revolution, but in light of Earth Day on April 22, we’re especially highlighting why our impact on it is so important— so we’re celebrating sustainability and green initiatives the entire month of …

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School Attendance Leaps 45% During Kenya Program

In November, we wrapped up our inaugural nine-month Soap in Schools Program in Kenya, and we have the final results. Across the 12 schools, serving more than 4,000 children, we saw an overall reduction in hygiene-related illnesses (diarrheal diseases, pneumonia, and skin infections) of 56 percent. And school attendance increased 45 percent from when the …

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Soap In Schools Part II: Launching in Tanzania

Thanks to generous support from the Starwood Foundation, we have replicated the Soap In Schools Program in Tanzania. As in Kenya, we’re focusing on a network of schools, conducting a baseline study to understand local hygiene needs, and implementing programming to improve health and school attendance. In Tanzania, we conducted a baseline assessment across 15 …

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Hygiene in Schools Program Helps Students Adopt Healthy Habits

Clean the World is revolutionizing the way children learn health education in schools. Under the direction of Cairra Martin, our Global Health Coordinator, we are piloting the “Hygiene in Schools” program at two public schools in Orange County, Florida: Eccleston Elementary and Memorial Middle School. The elementary years are a key time for hygiene education …

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‘Soap in Schools’ Program Launches in Kenya

Thanks to the generous support of the Starwood Foundation, Clean the World recently launched a nine-month hygiene education program in a network of 12 schools across Kenya. The program serves more than 4,000 primary school children who live in extreme poverty in either urban slums or rural villages. Unlike most of our international work, which …

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Case Study: Family’s Health Improves Dramatically With Soap and Hygiene Education

Did you know that diarrhea and pneumonia are the leading causes of death among children in the developing world? Combined, they claim the lives of nearly 6,000 kids every day – more than AIDS, malaria, and TB combined. Fortunately, there is a simple “vaccine.” Hand washing with soap is the most efficient way to prevent …

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Last Chance to Make a Tax-Deductible Gift in 2015

Dear Friend: This has been an incredible year for Clean the World as we joined forces with Global Soap to improve even more lives through an integrated social enterprise. Thanks to generous partners and supporters like you, our Global Soap & Hygiene Initiative can distribute lifesaving soap and hygiene education to people around the world …

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Global Soap Division Responds to Nepal Earthquake

Within days of the April 25 earthquake in Nepal, Clean the World’s Global Soap division responded with an initial shipment of soap and hygiene kits to clinics and camps serving more than 5,000 families in Kathmandu. As soon as he could make travel arrangements, Chief Development & Programs Officer Sam Stephens flew to the affected area …

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Please Support Our Earthquake Response Efforts in Nepal

Dear Friends: As you know, the recent earthquake in Nepal has claimed more than 5,000 lives and created unspeakable devastation in a region already plagued by poverty. One of the greatest concerns following a catastrophe like this is access to water, sanitation, and hygiene. These disasters create environments in which diseases spread very rapidly, and …

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San Diego Rescue Mission Receives 500 ONE Project Hygiene Kits

Food pantry at the San Diego Rescue Mission. When we founded Clean the World four years ago, our goal was simple: Collect discarded hotel soap, recycle it, and send it to developing countries. The idea was to save lives in places where millions of people die from illnesses that can be prevented with hand washing. …

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Distribution Update

Here is a recap of recent distribution both here in the United States and overseas: New Vision Ministry: 100 soap bars, 100 shampoo, 100 body wash, 100 lotion, 100 conditionersChildren International: 108,000 soap barsClinician of the World: 3,000 soap barsHope House of Chicago: 5,166 units of hygiene amenitiesAdriana’s Attic, Inc.: 300 soap bars, 200 shampoo, …

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Delivering Soap to Those Who Need it Most

Rosanna Kingston is the Nonprofit Partnership and Volunteer Coordinator for Clean the World. She works with organizations that require hygiene products to fulfill their missions, and arranges for the pickup and transportation of soap from Clean the World’s recycling and manufacturing plant in Orlando. One example is World Vision, which provides emergency assistance to families …

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Super Jabon visits the Dominican Republic!

This post is from Rosanna Kingston, Clean the World’s Nonprofit Partnership and Volunteer Coordinator. Our recent Clean the World soap distribution trip to the Dominican Republic departed from Orlando on Tuesday, April 23. The team was made up of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, his assistant Kathleen Devault, Clean the World board member Paul Skomsky, Clean …

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Disneyland Resort Honored for Donations

The Disneyland Resort issued this press release following a recent visit by Clean the World co-founder and CEO Shawn Seipler Clean the World Foundation, Inc. Honors Disneyland Resort for Recycling Bath Amenities to Change Lives and Protect the Environment Disneyland Resort donated nearly 20,000 lbs. of gently used bath amenities in 2012 ANAHEIM, Calif. – March …

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Another Rewarding Soap Distribution Trip to Honduras

The following post is from Rosanna Kingston, Clean the World’s nonprofit partnership and volunteer coordinator. The Clean the World soap distribution team started their journey to Honduras on Tuesday, Feb 23. On the team I was accompanied by Terry Dunbar from the Hyatt Regency in Jersey City, NJ; Kathryn Coiner- Collier from the Aloft Charlotte …

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African Missions for Christ Receives Hygiene Items from Clean the World!

AMFC President and Evangelist Oluwafeyihanwa “Theresa” Madedor is planning a mission trip to Liberia and Sierra Leone during March and April. Today, she visited Clean the World to gather needed supplies for her trip: 5000 bars of soap and 40 cases of bottled amenities. The African Missions for Christ office is located here in Orlando, …

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Thanks for a Successful Fundraising Campaign!

We recently completed our first RocketHub crowd-funding campaign for Clean the World, and we could not be more excited about the results. Contributions from friends and supporters totaled $12,034 toward four machines that will allow us to make soap at a faster production rate. Although donations fell short of our very aggressive $54,000 goal, this …

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Raising the Bar on Health and Hygiene in Guatemala

If ever you feel down in the dumps, consider the people who live there. Clean the World and several passionate hospitality partners traveled to Guatemala in March to distribute freshly pressed soap bars to children and families in disadvantaged communities, some of whom live in the dumps — literally. Accompanying Clean the World staff members …

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Clean Relief for Kentucky Tornado Victims

Clean the World, through the generosity of its hotel partners, recently donated soaps and hygiene supplies to victims of tornadoes that ravaged Kentucky in early March. A series of tornadoes on March 2 damaged several Kentucky communities, destroying homes, churches, and schools and generally uprooting life for thousands of people throughout region. After filling out an online donation request form, church …

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Las Vegas By the Numbers

Clean the World celebrates the official opening of its Las Vegas Recycling Operations Center (ROC) with a ribbon-cutting event Wednesday, Feb. 29. Which begs the question: How important is Las Vegas to Clean the World’s mission? Let’s look at the numbers. Clean the World has more than 1,300 hospitality partners throughout North America, including 23 hotel properties in …

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10 Million Soap Bars and Counting

Clean the World’s “hometown newspaper” – The Orlando Sentinel – recently published a terrific piece about our organization’s origin and growth in three years of operation. The article by reporter Kate Santich has been syndicated to multiple media markets throughout North America and has gained quite a bit of attention for Clean the World and our mission to …

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Had your fill of landfill? Help Clean the World

As we recognize Earth Day with celebrations around the globe, let’s pause to realize something quite powerful. By participating in the Clean the World hospitality program, our nearly 900 hotels and bed-and-breakfast partners throughout North America have helped divert in excess of 550 tons of hotel waste from polluting local landfills. Think about that for …

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Clean the World ships hygiene supplies to Japan

As Japanese residents continue to deal with the aftermath of multiple earthquakes, a tsunami and damage to a nuclear reactor, Clean the World has partnered on an effort to provide relief. Clean the World is collaborating with Ohio-based Matthew 25: Ministries to provide soaps, shampoos, lotions, conditioners, body wash and bottled water to help comfort …

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Clean the World partners on Japan quake relief

Ohio-based Matthew 25: Ministries will help Clean the World deliver soaps, bottled amenities and water to Japan Clean the World (http://localhost:8888/cleantheworld/) and Matthew 25: Ministries (http://www.m25m.org/) are collaborating on an ambitious effort to get hygiene supplies into the earthquake and tsunami-stricken regions of Japan. And the relief cannot come soon enough for the Japanese people in …

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Haiti update: Clean hands, proper hygiene and fun

William Lowry, Clean the World’s director of global distribution, is in Haiti again this week with sponsors and supporters from Florida Hospital. Another soap distribution is in process along with the delivery of much-needed medical and hygiene supplies, and the construction of a playground at an orphanage for children affected by the 2010 earthquake. Clean …

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Making a World of Difference

World Vision recognized Clean the World last month for its ongoing support for post-earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. The worldwide Christian humanitarian organization serves as the leading global distribution partner for Clean the World soaps and bottled amenities. World Vision honored Clean the World for “improving the health and well-being of children, families and communities” …

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CTW Distribution Partners- Missions offering HOPE!

One of the best parts about working at Clean the World is meeting and having an opportunity to really work with all the wonderful organizations that are dedicated to helping and serving those in need. Steven Cooper, CTW’s Operations Director coordinates with many shelters and homes locally, around Florida and local or regional to our …

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Back from Haiti…

 What an incredible journey! Last week, Clean the World’s leadership team traveled on a Missionary Flights Inernational (MFI) DC-3 cargo plane to Cap Haitien, Haiti. It was our second major soap distribution to the impoverished island. The non-pressurized, non-air conditioned flight path took us directly over the Bermuda triangle. Nothing to fear though as the …

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First pictures from Haiti are in

Some soap has already been distributed at an orphanage, but the majority will be handed out tonight at the large worship service. Here are a few pictures from yesterday’s flight and our arrival in Cap Haitien: http://picasaweb.google.com/johnterry64/CTWHaitiJuly792009?feat=directlink http://feeds2.feedburner.com/ctwf

First delivery to Haiti is just a few days away

For the past few months we’ve been working with hotels to bring them into our partner network. We have dutifully collected soap and shampoo on a weekly basis. And we perfected our sterilization and packaging techniques. We’re proud of our very meaningful soap and shampoo deliveries to homeless shelters and other domestic destinations — but …

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