JooSoap Taiwan Maple-Eco-School completed 30 school touring workshops in 2021

Touring workshop 2021, TAIWAN

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The EcoSoap touring workshop together with Taichung Maple Eco School visited 19 schools in 2021! Organized by TPCF foundation, this year we spend some time on the southeast coast of Taiwan in Taitung county, facing the Pacific Ocean. And also the important farm lands in Changhua and the northeast Yilan county. In total around 806 students and teachers were participated …

JooSoap Taiwan_TUM_exhibition_2021

TUM Taiwan Acts! Exhibition

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Our main partner Taiwan Taichung Maple Culture Association and the Maple Eco School has been selected to the exhibition “TAIWAN ACTS, Architecture in Social Dialogue” at the A.M. Architekturmuseum Der TUM, Munich. In the theme: Developing Local Communities, the Maple Community – EcoSoap movement has been included and one of the highlights to demonstration the power of engaging women and …

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Customized EcoSoap for XTERRA TAIWAN

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Being proud to take part in producing these batch of meaning gift. Customized EcoSoaps for 2021 XTERRA TAIWAN finish souvenir. 150 liters of used cooking oil were upcycled and raw packaged with locally handmade jute ropes. We redesigned the ecosoap making process to let local ecosoap lecturers could complete this big order in 3 months. Well Done, the lecturers from …

JooSoap Taiwan Maple-Eco-School completed 30 school touring workshops in 2020

Touring workshop 2020, TAIWAN

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Another busy and challenging year! The EcoSoap touring workshop together with Taichung Maple Eco School visited 30 schools in 2020! As everything has been planned at least half year ahead, luckily the pandemic situation was quite under controlled in Taiwan so not many workshops were cancelled. In total around 1,526 students and teachers were participated in the course. Estimate we …

JooSoap Taiwan lectures for Kenting National Park schools_2020

JooSoap Taiwan*Touring Lectures for Kenting National Park schools

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“The invisible pollution is the worst pollution.” JooSoap Taiwan our main partner Taichung Maple Eco School collaborate with our EcoSoap lecturers in Daguang Community and the Kenting National Park Headquarters in Pingtung County to give the lecture to 10 schools in Hengchun Peninsula. It’s important to let students know how to protect the environment and take actions in daily life. …

JooSoap EcoSoap workshop at the Helsinki Design Week 2019

Kiitos! JooSoap*Helsinki Design Week 2019

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Thank you all for joining the JooSoap EcoSoap workshop * Helsinki Design Week edition 2019. During these Helsinki Design Week workshops, we upcycled 25 liters of used cooking oil from local restaurants: Loop, Labby Catering, My Dear Kitchen in Helsinki, Kääntöpöyta kitchen, and some neighborhood household oil. There are also some participants brought their own oil from home, well done. …

JooSoap workshop_Keru Circular Workshop Day

Keru Circular Workshop Day

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We were taking part at the Keru-yhteisöjääkaappi Circular Workshop Day, part of the HDW 2019 side events. At Keru, we met a nice group of people joining the workshop and sharing their experience of used cooking oil disposal from their home countries. It was happy to meet you all! Yhteisöjääkaappi Community Fridge INFO: Community fridge is a concept and a place …

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*BBM EcoSoap workshop at JADE

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What an energetic morning with this elderly group for ecosoap making! Thanks Black Bear Metsässä (BBM) invited us to collaborate with JADE -toimintakeskus for this activity. We all had a good time, discussing with related environmental issues and upcycling 3 liters of used cooking oil from a household usage. Looking forward to see these seniors again! Now they need to …

JooSoap workshop_I am Helsinki_dodo_Helsinki Day 2019

I am Helsinki*Dodo, Helsinki Day

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Helsinki Day 2019 ecosoap making at the Dodo‘s I AM Helsinki event. 2 liters of used cooking oil were upcycled from nearby catering and also Kääntöpöytä kitchen and co-make into 2kg EcoSoaps. Thanks all for joining and looking forward to see you again in our Summer workshops. Date: 12. 06. 2022 Helsinki Day WORKSHOP TIME!18.00-20.00 DIY soap workshop with JooSoap …

JooSoap workshop with international students at the Helsinki Oodi library_WCEF_2019

WCEF 2019-We want future! -festival

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WCEF2019 The World Circular Economy Forum 2019 in Helsinki, Finland on 3-5 June 2019 built the next era of the circular economy. We were invited to join the side event “We want future! festival” on 4 June 2019, at the beautiful Helsinki Oodi library. Giving few workshops to international students and guests to learn how to make eco-soaps and try out …

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Touring workshop 2019, TAIWAN

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It’s our honor to collaborate with Taichung Maple Eco School again to complete this series of touring lecturer/workshop, invited and organized by TPCF foundation. We visited 19 schools with at least 1500 students and teachers from 4-9 grades during this semester in Taichung, Taiwan. We modified the lecture material to includes few topics (e.g. plastic wastes, used cooking oil disposal …


Aalto TestSite Paradox City Exhibition

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Happy ending of the year 2018! The 1st season of The Test Site is presented at the Paradox City Exhibition. Every TestSite projects were linking with relative input/outs resources sharing on the campus. JooSoap Campus Mini Studio collected the used cooking oil from the Täffä restaurant on the campus and using some dry herbs from the TestSite garden. The ecosoap …

Thanks for joining JooSoap workshop, Helsinki Design Week edition, 2018

Kiitos! JooSoap*Helsinki Design Week 2018

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Thank you all for joining the JooSoap EcoSoap workshop * Helsinki Design Week edition 2018. During these Helsinki Design Week workshops, we upcycled 30 liters of used cooking oil from local restaurants: Loop, Löyly, Labby Catering, My Dear Kitchen in Helsinki, Kääntöpöyta kitchen, and some neighborhood household oil. Thank you for the collaborate restaurants, the meetups with you all were …


Hävikki festarit_2018

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Another year taking part at the Hävikki- ja kiertotalousfestarit in 2018. We met many people and got chance to network with entrepreneurs/organizations working with waste to useful stuffs! Glad to be part of the movement. We also had a demo on ecosoap co-making, upcycling used cooking oil from next door Hävikkiruokaravintola Loop. We always love the vision behind the Loop …


JooSoap workshop*Helsinki Design Week 2018

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Now, Come and Make your own special edition Eco-Soap just for Helsinki Design week! “Local produce, local use! Easy and fun to do! Stop dumping used cooking oil that blocks the drain. Upcycle and clean your home.” Every liter of used cooking oil can become 1 kg of EcoSoap for household cleaning and handwashing. Join JooSoap Studio for a hands-on …

JooSoap ambassador in Lisbon, Portugal

Welcome 2nd JooSoap Ambassador Cátia!

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Welcome 2nd JooSoap Ambassador Cátia! She is a portuguese environment enginner, living in Lisbon. She completed her master thesis in production of liquid soap from used cooking oil (in a more professional way in the lab). We are happy to have another experts joining our network. Cheers! #JooSoap #Ambassador #ecosoap #spreadtheword

JooSoap team at Kellokosken-Ekolabra 2018

Kellokosken Ekolabra 2018

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What a great experience to participate Kekola Kellokosken Ekolabra Kiertotalousfestivaali 26.5.2018, circular economy event. Amazing atmosphere! We met so many lovely visitors interested in our products, workshops and shared our story to a press group from Japan. It was our pleasure to meet you all! Thanks organizer Malla invited us, and our team collaborate to make this happened. We washed …

JooSoap Taiwan_UN CSW62_2018


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We are happy to join again in the 2018 NGO CSW-62 Forum at UN New York! Together with Taichung Maple Eco-School, we presented JooSosp project and cases both in Taiwan and Finland that how ecosoap movements play roles for better mental health and empowerment for immigrants and rural girls/women. Plenty of feedbacks were received in CSW-62 NGO parallel events. Fruitful …


Hävikki festarit_2017

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Local Circular Economy in action! We were invited by the Betre team to join the Hävikkifestarit – Ruokahävikki- ja kiertotalousfestarit (Food Waste and Circular Economy Festival) 2017. The event was taking place at the Teurastamo, Helsinki. We also had an ecosoap co-making session, upcycling used cooking oil direct from the on-site B-Smokery restaurant! 10 liters of used cooking oil were …

JooSoap_Rehogar 9 Exhibition_Open Design and Reuse

REHOGAR exhibition @ Barcelona, Spain

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JooSoap is selected in the Makea Tu Vida-REHOGAR 9 exhibition “Open Design & Reuse” in Barcelona, Spain. REHOGAR 9 presents a selection of 35 experiences, practices and tools from all over the world that can influence the social transformation of daily life. “REHOGAR is a collective exhibition and an annual gathering focussing on open design and reuse as tools for …

Open Source Circular Economy Days, Helsinki 2017

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♫ Open Source Circular Economy Day Helsinki 2017 ♫ We upcycled 8 liters of used cooking oil(from on-side restaurant) into around 80 EcoSoaps! Thanks all for joining the workshop and co-making together. And some bikes were turning shining today! Well done! —————- JooSoap Studio is honored to take part in Open Source Circular Economy Days Helsinki again in 2017. This …

JooSoap*Helsinki Day 2017 @ Kääntöpöydällä

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Completed! On this Helsinki Day 2017 celebration, we upcycled 10 liters of local used cooking oil by co-making with visitors. Some of used cooking oil were collected from Kääntöpöytä kitchen and others were from Finnish #vappumunkki oil. Altogether will turned into 100 eco-soap after 8 weeks. Thanks all for join today. 🙂 ————————–– Farming, Climbing, Petanque and Urban Planning – Rock Your Body and …


[Video]JooSoap Story – Circular Economy

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Check our latest video about JooSoap Studio Story in Helsinki, Finland. See how we apply with circular economy and design strategies, to act locally and globally. The project of making eco-soap from used cooking oil locally and the related environmental issues we are tackling for better environmental life. *Thanks all of our supporters/interviewees/contributors for making this video come alive; and …

Boat washing with JooSoap Eco liquid soap @Hernesaari, Helsinki

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We were testing JooSoap Eco liquid soap on boat washing. We challenged the most difficulty parts like waterline stains and metal. And YES!! It works really well, very effectively. Proofed by the experienced master. @Hernesaari, Helsinki #joosoap #ecosoap #ecoliquidsoap #sustainblecleaning #boatwashing #hernesaari #helsinki

Interviewed by Helsingin Uutiset

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COVER PAGE!! JooSoap was interviewed by one of Helsinki’s regional newspapers Helsingin Uutiset! Great chat with Laura Pohjanpalo and we had lots fun with photographer Johanna Erjonsalo. Thank you!! JooSoap story and also a short eco-soap making video also on Helsingin Uutiset website. #JooSoap #ecosoap #Helsinki #HelsinginUutiset #interview

Welcome 1st JooSoap Ambassador Tom!

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Welcome 1st Joosoap Ambassador Tom! He will soon start a long trip to South America moving from eco-community to eco-community. He plans to share Eco-Soap knowledge and hold JooSoap workshops during his journey! Contact us if you wanna invite him to drop by your community. Cheers! His journey will be update on JooSoap website>JooSoap Ambassador #JooSoap #Ambassador #eco-communities #Ecovillages #ecosoap #workshop …

Nordic Permaculture Festival 2016

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4-7 August, 2016 at Isnäs, Finland We are happy to take part in 2016 Nordic Permaculture Festival. Sharing Eco-Soap knowledge and done a beautiful JooSoap Eco-Soap Workshop and demonstration with local Labby Catering’s used cooking oil. Thank you for amazing organizer and participants. Maybe see you next year in ICELAND! #‎joosoap‬ ‪#‎workshop‬ ‪#‎upcycle‬ ‪#‎ecosoap‬

Open Source Circular Economy Days, Helsinki 2016

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JooSoap Studio is honored to take part in Open Source Circular Economy Days Helsinki again in 2016. This time is right next to our office door at the urban farming center: Kääntöpöytä Green house. “Open Source Circular Economy Days (OSCEdays) is a global event & community to create open resources & possibilities for a global shift towards a waste-free, sustainable …

JooSoap pikkujoulut + Open door

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Thanks everyone for visiting! It was great to meet you all and discussions. And amazing food, chocolate you brought/handmade were perfect with glögi! Looking forward to see you soon in 2016.   #joosoap #ecosoap #pikkujoulut #opendoor #warmxmas #helsinki

JooSoap Pikkujoulut Xmas Open Door

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<Open door> Welcome to join a warm gathering to meet up, looking back some photos, and hear JooSoap’s plan for 2016 and future. Dear old*new friends & volunteers that took part eco-soap workshops, as eco-soap users, and those have heard JooSoap’s stories….There has been much good happenings and struggles overcame in the past year. A bit late, but finally, I …

Interviewed by Yle

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Ying-Ju Lin from JooSoap Studio was interviewed by Yle at Espoo Mini Maker Faire on 18.10.2015. See what is up to date with JooSoap’s plan. And thanks the JooSoap TEAM! Video: #JooSoap #EcoSoap #EspooMiniMakerFaire #Workshop #Interview #Yle

JooSoap at Espoo Mini Maker Faire, 2015

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Thanks all for joining us in Espoo Mini Maker Faire. We had 30 adults + 8 kids as eco-soap makers and plus much more stand by supporting/monitoring us around. 😉 Every team done it well!! Date: October 17-18th, 2015 Place: Design Factory, Otaniemi, ESPOO Event Page Thanks for the event organizers, collaborate used cooking oil provider: Täffä restaurant on Otaniemi …

Open Source Circular Economy Days, Helsinki 2015

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We are happy to see so many people joining our eco-soap workshop on first OSCEdays Helsinki! We fetched 8 liters of used cooking oil from nearby FAFA’s restaurant and make around 6 liters of eco-soap with 18 people. WELL DONE! Thanks you today’s workshop assistant: Vilja, Malin and the master Nancy from Taiwan!

JooSoap x NPO せっけんの街 (Sekken no Machi Organization)

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A honored and inspired visiting to eco-soap making pioneer when Ying-Ju transfer her flight in Tokyo, Japan. The Eco-soap knowledge she learned and collaborate with Taiwan Maple Community is originally learned from these masters back in 1995. NPO Sekken no Machi Organization(せっけんの街) has just celebrated their 30 years anniversary and still very actively spreading this knowledge in Japan. They have …

JooSoap workshop@Siivouspäivä etkot 2013

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Siivouspäivä, cleaning day is a big day for friends of secondhand and urban culture in Helsinki. On 22nd May, Siivouspäivä etkot(pre-party) event, we had 2 workshops with altogether 17 people participated hands-on making and other more people joined for discussions. Although the weather was rainy outside, we still successful completed this event and had fun. I hope everyone had a great …

JooSoap vs. Castle Cieszyn, Poland

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Zamek Cieszyn is a reginal design center in Cieszyn, on the Polish-Czech border. This year is their 8th anniversary. I had a great time visiting exhibitions, sharing JooSoap story to audiences in the Art Castel conference and 2 eco-soap making workshops with local residents. Thanks for your participating, also your smiles and feedbacks . Let’s see how your soaps look like …

JooSoap at Zamek Cieszyn 8th Anniversary, Poland

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1.2-3.2.2013 Very Wise Birthday of Castle Cieszyn! It’s my pleasure to be invited to give a presentation and workshop in Zamek Cieszyn. 2 Eco-soap making Workshops on 2.2(Sat.) 11:00-12:00, 17:00-18:00 I heard the workshops are almost fully booked, We will have fun!

Exhibition at Zamek Cieszyn in Poland

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JooSoap is selected as a good example of ecology and environmental protection in the exhibition “Gramy w zielone. Odpowiedzialne projektowanie” (We play in green. Responsible design) at Zamek Cieszyn in Poland – a regional design center on the Polish-Czech border.–odpowiedzialne-projektowanie-400 Time: 10.08. to 23.09.2012  10.00 – 17.00 Say hello to our eco-soap if you are around!! photo by Zamek Cieszyn

JooSoap * MoA 2012

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We will have a small stand in Design Factory projects/Unicef Finland area in this year MoA. Just next to amazing toilet area. “Bring your own bottle for refilling some eco liquid soap!” Welcome!! 9 May- 3 June 2012 Mon-Fri 12pm-8pm Sat-Sun 12pm-6pm Rantamakasiini L3 Tyynenmerenkatu 6 (ent. / ex. Hietasaarenkuja 6) MoA Exhibition

New display space at Aalto Design Factory

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Winter time….snowing and freezing outside. We moved from garage to an inside display area in room Puuhama at Aalto Design Factory. Take a piece of Aalto University away with you! Some eco-soaps are given away, gratefully with feedback in return. 🙂 Yeah, soaps are decrease week by week. Welcome to stop by to get yours.