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Scrubbing Out Disease

Clean the World wants your help to change the world—and all you need to do is stay in a hotel.

This article is from Issue 52: July/Aug 2011

In the week following the earthquake that devastated Haiti, while nonprofits across the world scrambled to assemble funds, medical supplies and personnel, the team at Clean the World was busy packaging recycled soap.

The nonprofit organization collects soap from hotels that would normally be thrown away, then sanitizes and recycles the soap to be distributed to places in need.