Bonus Episode #005 – Hospitality Meets Dorothee Schiesser – SapoCycle Founder

As part of our Bonus series, we are delighted to showcase the amazing work that Dorothee Schiesser is doing as Founder and President of the waste soap upcyclers, SapoCycle (

SapoCycle is a non-profit organisation that collects discarded soaps in hotels and turns them into life-saving products. The soaps are recycled by people with disabilities and then distributed to improve sanitary conditions of families in need. 

We chat through Dorothee’s story as well as the weather, moving to French Polynesia, Starting as a Journalist, Moving to Africa, luxury v poverty, art, soap and hotels, the start of SapoCycle, the soap upcycling process, hard v liquid soap, The origins of soap, educating through cleanliness, having a social impact, corporate social responsibility, The Co2 impact, social franchising, plastic roads and so much more.