42BELOW Recycles Cocktail Waste Into Soap

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42BELOW Recycles Cocktail Waste Into Soap

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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 8:05am

In an effort to curb waste, Bacardi-owned vodka 42Below has launched a free initiative enabling bars in Australia and New Zealand to turn used cocktail fruit into liquid soap.

As part of the Bacardi Good Spirited initiative, old fruit, including lemons, is collected from participating bars and sent for processing into liquid soap. The resulting soap is then sent back to the bars for use free of charge.

Since launch in early December 2016, more than 400kgs of fruit waste – representing 3,200 cocktails – has been turned into 20,000 sachets and 400 bottles of liquid soap.

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