Taman Salak Jaya’s Used Oil to Soaps Workshop

by Muhammad Hafiz Ardiansyah

7th of April 2019, Cheras – River Of Life team make a move on promoting a soap-making workshop from used cooking oil with residents in Taman Salak Jaya during the event conducted by DBKL. The workshop is one of the River Of Life – Public Outreach Program initiative to promote our society to a green and sustainable lifestyles.

There are more than 40 people participated in the workshop ranging from the age of 12 years old to above 30 years old. The participants were excited to learn how to turn used cooking oil into soap bars. The workshop were handled by 4 EcoKnights members and 4 members of ERE. The participants were very enthusiastic and very interested as this is their first time learning on how to upcycle waste.

Soap-making workshop is one of the way you can recycle used cooking oil easily and practically. This initiative can definitely save our river as well as preserving and protecting it from any further damage. If you are interested in joining this kind of workshop, follow EcoKnights Facebook page to keep up-to-date on the upcoming workshops or send an email to info@ecoknights.org.my for inquiries.

Photo 1 EcoKnights members showing how to make the soap from cooking oilPhoto 1 EcoKnights members showing how to make the soap from cooking oil

Photo 2 The participants formed a team of two during the workshopPhoto 2 The participants formed a team of two during the workshop

Photo 3 Group photo of ERE and the organizers group in front of River Of Life boothPhoto 3 Group photo of ERE and the organizers group in front of River Of Life booth

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