Clean the World Blog

Hilton Launches Major Expansion of Industry’s Largest Soap Recycling Program to Help Communities in Need

1,370 Hotels Will Now Participate, Including All 750 Properties in Its All Suites Brands Program Has Already Donated More Than Four Million Bars of Soap McLEAN, Va. – Oct. 11, 2016 – Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced that all 750 properties across its All Suites brands will recycle discarded soap and amenity bottles and donate […]

A Note From Pastor Julio Brutus, Caribbean Director for Clean the World

Dear friends: It is with a great deal of sadness and a broken heart that I must inform you of the status of our beloved nation of Haiti. Adding to the pain of this misery-stricken country, Hurricane Matthew made landfall near Les Anglais, Haiti Tuesday, October 4 at 7 a.m. This storm is the first […]

Saluting All Our Fabulous Hotel Room Attendants

International Housekeepers Week is every year during the second full week of September and is sponsored by IEHA. It is dedicated to recognizing the efforts of hard-working custodial staff members. This year we invited some hotel partners to brag about their room attendants. Elan Hotel in Los Angeles The team does an amazing job. They pride themselves on […]

Meet Your Customer Service Rep: Selina Johnson

You might have spoken with them already, but for those who haven’t had the chance to meet the wonderful individuals who make up Clean the World’s stellar Customer Service team, here’s your chance! We are spotlighting a team member each month to help you get to know the face on the opposite end of the phone […]

Hygiene Kits: A Holiday Gift for Your Community

Football season just started. Kids are back in school. And you finally had your first pumpkin latte of the year. So that means the holidays will be here before you can say “Black Friday.” As you plan your company’s holiday party, consider doing something a little different and including a give-back element with Clean the […]

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 […]

Kenya Soap In Schools Update

In late August, Clean the World Foundation Managing Director Sam Stephens visited our Soap in Schools program locations in Kenya to see what kind of progress we made after six months of full-time operation. We’re working across a network of 12 schools serving over 4,000 elementary-aged children in rural villages throughout the country. Our baseline study […]

Dynamic Duo Travels 1,000 Miles to Volunteer at Clean the World

In late August, we welcomed two very special volunteers to Clean the World’s Orlando recycling center. Super-soap heroes Rhonny and Kylie Fletchman traveled all the way from New York City to spend the day with us. Instead of riding roller coasters or seeing the sights, this mother-daughter team helped us further our mission of providing […]

Girl Scouts Bring Hope to Swaziland through Soap

Sisters Taylor and Samantha Lane of Fairfax County, Virginia, visited the African country of Swaziland this summer on a hygiene mission. As part of Samantha’s Girl Scout Gold Award project last year, both sisters traveled with Clean the World to the Dominican Republic to help distribute soap and teach the importance of hand-washing and good […]

AdvoCare ‘Ladies Alive’ Attendees Assemble 32,000 Hygiene Kits for Families in Need

AdvoCare, a premier health and wellness company, recently donated more than 32,000 care packages to 11 women’s and homeless shelters after a series of Clean the World Hygiene Kit events. AdvoCare Independent Distributors assembled the kits in April during the company’s nationwide series of women-led events: Ladies Alive. “No one should ever go without basic […]