Accessing personal hygiene products, such as soap, can be a challenge for many people around the world. RRT is humbled to have collaborated with Beyond Skin Deep (BSD) and the Bible and Gospel Trust (BGT) to help break down barriers for people living in poverty and donate and deliver recycled soap and bibles to people in disadvantaged communities.
See how RRT collaborated with Beyond Skin Deep and the Bible and Gospel Trust to bring this vital support to people living in Kakamega, Kenya.
Each year thousands of tonnes of usable soap from hotels ends up in landfill. Beyond Skin Deep has joint forces with hotels across New Zealand to curb this gap by ensuring used soap doesn’t end up in landfill, but instead ends up in the hands of people who need it most. The soap is initially collected from hotels, then sent to a specialist facility that cleans and filters them, and finally shreds, heats and refines to create new hygienic bars for distribution. The process also saves and reuses the boxes that the soaps arrive in, making it a complete zero waste process. To learn more about Beyond Skin Deep, visit www.beyondskindeep.co.nz
RRT is looking at ramping up this vital support and extending this to other third world countries in need.