Clean the World Blog

CTW recognizes partners

We are grateful for the many Central Florida Marriott hotels that have become valuable Clean The World partners, and we’re excited about the growth opportunities as we team up with other Marriott properties locally and across the United States. In recent weeks, we have engaged with Residence Inn Orlando Sea World, Residence Inn Orlando International […]

Earth Day celebration a sunny success!

Yesterday’s Earth Day celebration in downtown Orlando was a major success for CTWF. We had hundreds of people stop by our booth, all of which were genuinely interested and appreciative of our soap recycling efforts and our goal to save lives by promoting handwashing. We handed out over 500 bottles of bubbles to children, signed […]

Central Florida Earth Day celebration is tomorrow!

Don’t forget the Central Florida Earth Day celebration is tomorrow at Lake Eola from 10am-6pm. There will be two live band stages, an environmental education section, kids activity zone, and eco-friendly panel discussions. Oh, and don’t forget about all of the vendors selling their eco-friendly wares and tasty food! We will be accepting donations for […]

Swine Flu tips

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CTWF adds Sheraton Suites to list of partners

Sheraton Suites at the Orlando International Airport became a participating partner of CTWF today bringing the total number of hotels donating discarded soap and shampoo to nine. http://feeds2.feedburner.com/ctwf

Hawthorn Suites loves us … and we love them!

We had a great meeting today with the assistant general manager of Hawthorn Suites at Orlando International Airport, Mercedes Ithier-Rivera. At around 10 am five members of CTWF barged into the hotel with her Participating Partner plaque in hand and Mercedes was there to welcome us with open arms. Bobby, our videographer, captured some wonderful […]

400 Pounds of Shampoo Donated to Homeless Students in Central Florida

Today CTWF gave approximately 400 pounds of donated shampoo to the Central Florida Hospitality and Lodging Association’s (CFHLA) drive to provide homeless students in Central Florida with every day supplies. Items being collected included essentials such as soap, deodorant, combs, shaving cream, toothpaste and band-aids. According to CFHLA Cares, the charitable arm of CFHLA, there […]

Central Florida Earth Day on the horizon

CTWF is rapidly getting things together for the Central Florida Earth Day event, May 2nd at Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando. The event, which is geared toward an eco-friendly lifestyle, will feature over 285 vendors who cater to organic, vegan or earth-friendly products or services. There will be several guest speakers discussing a variety […]

Recycling breakthrough produces smoother bar soap

A recycling breakthrough this week allowed the CTWF operations team to produce a smoother bar of recycled soap, similar to bars found at local grocery and drug stores. These more favorable looking bars will allow CTWF to explore donation opportunities within retail channels both domestically and abroad. Here are some tips to consider when rebatching […]

HSMAI Spring Fling a huge success

Last night we attended the HSMAI Spring Fling at Blue Martini. It was mentioned that this event was their first after hours social in years and they did not disappoint. I had never been to Blue Martini before and discovered it to be a beautiful bar attached to the Mall at Millenia. There I met […]