The Soap Box Project

Posted on : February 3, 2022

In a new Green Schools project the TYs are preparing a New-Years gift of sample shampoo bars for everyone in SGS – all 545 people! This is funded by money that was made from the clothes recycling drive they held earlier in the year. It is also sponsored by Palm Free Irish Soap, based in Co Cork, who donated 170 sample bars to the project. Sligo Grammar School Green Schools Committee are encouraging us to make one small change to our lives in order to make a big difference to the planet. This month they are asking us all to swap our bottle of chemical-rich shampoo for a natural shampoo bar. Using solid shampoo is an easy and effective way to radically cut down on single-use plastics in our everyday lives. If we all replaced the bottled shampoo – and indeed, bottles of handwash – with shampoo bars and soap bars, we would be doing our planet a huge – and painless – favour. To encourage us to take on the  shampoo bar challenge, The Soap box Project  will give us all a 10% discount on any shampoo bars we purchase. Simply go to  and quote the discount code SCHOOL10 for your discount.

Watch their information video here


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