The Environmental friendly volunteer team of Sioucai village, Yangmei Township, Taoyuan County is not only doing recycling aggressively but also recycling the waste oil and using it to produce the soap in order to implementing the Environmental friendly job. Many people called this Eco-soap as bean curd soap because its colour is yellow and it was cut into cube when it was made. There are lots of environmental friendly clubs who live in the other cities want to learn the producing process due to its cute shape and popularity.
The environmental friendly volunteer team of Sioucai village has been found for nine years. The dean of this village (Syu, Li-Jhen) mentioned that their residents of this village emphasis on performing the environmental protection as they do not only arrange one place to doing the recycling but also brainstorming of how to use those craps to make some useful things. To illustrate, they learned how to make the liquid- fertilizer of using the leftover and learned how to use the recycling paper and bottles to decorate the environment.
Mr. Chen, Cing-Cheng of volunteer vice leader mentioned that he collected the waste vegetable oil to make the soap with waste oil of applying the principle of Physics and chemistry four years ago. Friends who received the Eco soap as an gift felt surprised and this results in there are more and more people who have willing to learn how to make an Eco-soap with waste oil.
Syu, Li-Jhen also mentioned that the self- produce Eco-soap did not involve any preservative and any pigment, therefore the colour looks like cream yellow naturally. Furthermore, it was cut into cube so it looks like a bean curd while you were looking it with some certain distance. Because of its characteristic of natural and environmental friendly so it was be taken as a hot gift nowadays.
This article came out from Morit Times newspaper on 20th September 2007.