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2012 Distribution Results

This post was written by Rosanna Kingston, Clean the World’s nonprofit partnership and volunteer coordinator. What an exciting year! Almost 4 million soap bars were distributed globally through our partners

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Hygiene Kits on the Way to Sandy Victims

Superstorm Sandy left a heartbreaking trail of destruction and devastation in the Northeast United States. As part of the Sandy relief effort, Clean the World is providing hygiene kits to

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All Hands on Deck

Global Handwashing Day (GHD) was more like Global Handwashing WEEK at Clean the World. GHD was officially Monday, Oct. 15, but we held events throughout the week to recognize the

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Day Two in Honduras

On Wed, Oct. 10,  we set out for our second day of soap distribution in Honduras. This was a continuation of our joint operation with the U.S. military, particularly the

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Honduras Soap Distribution: Day One

Tuesday was Day One of our joint humanitarian effort in Honduras with the U.S. military. With the help of service men and women from Soto Cano Air Force Base, Clean

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Thanks a Million, Starwood!

Any way you slice it, a million of anything is a lot.When you are dead-set against doing something, you say you wouldn’t do it in a million years. A recording

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Clean the World Breaks into Crowdfunding

Clean the World is an Orlando-based social enterprise bringing the hottest new funding mechanism to Central Florida. As entrepreneurs and businesses struggle for capital to grow, non-profit Clean the World

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More Soap Drive Success Stories

Naked hair stylists, prep school students, sustainability sisters, church groups, a local hospitality partner, and realtor associations. All have made recent soap donations to help Clean the World. More than

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Partners

IHG Partners with Clean the World

Summary: Participating IHG hotels in the United States and Canada will assist communities in reducing waste and stopping the spread of preventable diseases IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE:

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Starwood Passes Sustainability Milestone

Summary: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Passes Sustainability Milestone with Clean the World – More than 50,000 Hotel Rooms Recycling Soaps and Bottled Amenities Collection of guest room amenities in less than

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Concord CEO’s Call to Action: Clean the World

We love sharing stories of passionate support and satisfaction from our Clean the World hospitality partners. This blog post by Mark Laport, CEO at Concord Hospitality Enterprise Company provides a great illustration.

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Hygiene Kits: Global Vision, Local Impact

Clean the World recently distributed more than 800 hygiene kits to homeless individuals at the Christian Service Center in Orlando, Fla. The hygiene kits contained bars of soap, bottled amenities,

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Community Soap Drives Deliver Success

Clean the World has experienced a surge in soap donations from schools, churches, civic organizations, and individuals interested in providing better hygiene opportunities for families in the United States and

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Elite Meetings Alliance Helps Clean the World

Clean the World has partnered with Elite Meetings International (EMI) to deliver sustainable and socially responsible programs to meeting planner professionals in the hospitality industry. The partnership, highlighted through a

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Hotels Step Up Green Initiatives

It seems we’ve hit on a developing trend with sustainability in the hospitality industry. A recent article in Travel Weekly focuses on the hospitality industry’s embrace of sustainability, including soap

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Volunteers Offering Community Service

Clean the World recycling operations centers are beehives of volunteer activity for community-minded individuals, corporations, school and church organizations, and scout groups interested in lending a helping hand to our

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Events

Soap Distribution: Honduras

[Editor’s Note: Check out Kat’s video of this “Super Soap” adventure in Honduras. Fun stuff!] The journey to Honduras began with a lot of soap and ended with a soap superhero

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Clean the World Environmental Policy

Clean the World offers sustainable, socially responsible, and charitable programs and services to the international hospitality community. Our efforts improve access to hygiene products in disadvantaged communities around the world,

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Clean Hands, Clean World Campaign Launches

PeopleTowels® and Clean the World®, announce the launch of their partnership program, Clean Hands, Clean World™.  With a mission to halt the spread of preventable infectious diseases in a sustainable

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That’s a Lot of Showgirls

With the opening of the Las Vegas Recycling Operations Center, Clean the World can serve all hospitality partners in the Western and Pacific regions – an area spanning 13 states, including Alaska

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Las Vegas – Top Performing Properties

Feb. 29 marked the official opening of the Las Vegas Recycling Operations Center, but Clean the World is already witnessing great enthusiasm for soap recycling among our top performing properties in

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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

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Soap and a Sandwich

Robert Samuel from Stop Hunger Now visits with Rosanna Kingston at Clean the World headquarters in Orlando, Fla. Clean the World recently shipped 10,500 lbs. of soap to Raleigh, N.C.-based

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Soap Drive Success: The ADP Way

Clean the World Foundation community soap drives continue to provide inspiration for our many supporters, and much-needed hygiene relief for recipients all around the world. Generous individuals, corporations, and organizations

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Partners

Loews Hotels Help Save Lives with Soap

Imagine if you are planning a meeting at a 400-room hotel or resort. Your client has tasked you with creating a positive corporate social responsibility (CSR) experience for the event,

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Haiti Relief: The Mission Continues

It’s been more than two years since the island nation of Haiti was torn at its foundation by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake. 300,000 people lost their lives in that natural disaster and

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Partners

Coakley & Williams Partners with Clean the World

Summary: Hospitality management firm anticipates collecting, recycling and distributing soaps and bottled amenities from guest rooms at 24 properties throughout the United States Coakley & Williams, a Maryland-based hotel management

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Sysco Guest Supply Comes Through Again

Thanks to our friends at Sysco Guest Supply in New Jersey for completing another impressive production run on behalf of Clean the World. David J. Baron, soap operations supervisor at

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10,000 Soap Bars to Ethiopia

Clean the World’s Las Vegas Recycling Operations Center (ROC) has been busy preparing for its Feb. 29 grand opening event, but there is a lot of other good work being

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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

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Partners

Kalahari Resorts Helps Clean the World

You may not make it to Africa this year, but your soaps may. Home to America’s largest indoor waterparks, the authentically African-themed Kalahari Resorts and Convention Center has partnered with

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60,000 Soaps for Guatemala

With the Mayan calendar apparently predicting the end of the world in 2012, Clean the World has stepped up production to make this a clean and comfortable year for people

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Location Solvers Q&A: Positive Impact

Location Solvers is a corporate partner and long-time supporter of Clean the World. In its efforts to bring greater attention to travel deals and rich information about lodging and meeting

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LATHER Donates Nearly 200,000 Bars of Soap

LATHER, a branded and custom amenities provider to distinctive hotel properties, recently made a gracious donation to Clean the World with the purpose of promoting better hygiene opportunities for children

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Partners

Clean the World Teams with Eco Convergence Group Inc.

Summary: Leading global recycler of hotel soaps and bottled amenities exploring high-tech methods of waste-to-energy processing, “green” construction materials, nano-water processing and fully sustainable hydroponics food production to create a

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What Have We Done?

As we approach Thanksgiving, we arrive at another moment for Clean the World to reflect and give thanks for the incredible movement that has begun and the results it has

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Westin Diplomat Collects 24,000 lbs. of Soap

The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Fla., leads all U.S. -based Starwood Hotels and Resorts  properties in amenities contributions through the Clean the World soap collecting and recycling

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Beauty Queen Teen Helps Clean the World

Thanks to Elizabeth Tran, Miss Teen Florida International 2012, for attending our Inaugural Clean the World Gala and for volunteering to recycle soap at our Orlando facility during our “Soapy

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