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Make into new bar soap by mfaganremake
Once you collect enough soap slivers, you can make them into new soap bars. You can add colours, fragrances, and other ingredients, and make it into any shape you want. Generally you'll want to grate or cut the soap, melt it, then mold it. There are a handful of ways to do this, here are some good guides:
- tutorial on Howcast – boil, then mold
- make Soap Balls – grate, then form by hand
- tutorial on Instructables – cut, then microwave
You can also grate them (or add some water and use a blender) and add it into your liquid soap bottles.Image source
Use as tailor's chalk by mfaganreuse
Sewers can use pieces of soap for marking fabric, rather than buying tailor’s chalk. You may want to sharpen it with a knife. Avoid soaps that include oil.Image source
Make into a loofah by mfaganremake
Some loofahs have a place to put in soap, and you can put soap slivers in there. If not, use some old pantyhose or other mesh bag, and tie open ends closed. Hang to dry when not in use; when wet, the soap will come through the fabric.
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Send to Clean the World by mfaganrecycle
Clean the World accepts liquid and bar soap, shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, and lotions. They are cleaned and and made into new bars or other products which are distributed to homeless shelters and impoverished countries. Plastic containers are recycled.
Individuals can donate by organizing a soap drive and only need to pay for shipping. Bed-and-breakfasts can also ship soap along with an annual fee.
The hotel program provides bins which are picked up weekly, which is included in the annual per-room fee ($1 in Canada, less for most of the USA).
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