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What to do with soap

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I haven't really used soap bars for years but have many.
Before I just throw them (I don't want to as I feel bad), it's there something I can transform them into for another use?

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  • FlossFloss Forumite
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    If they are unused, pop them into a bag & drop them into your local shelter or food bank. 

  • John_Howarth21John_Howarth21 Forumite
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    If you grate a soap bar into a bag that you can hang from your car, it can be used as a DIY car air freshener. Or if you do want to make other use of them, cut them into smaller soap bars and use them for when you go on holiday, small and easy to pack. 
  • pollypennypollypenny Forumite
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    Start using them. They'll last much longer than liquid soap and are more environmentally friendly. 
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  • anotheruseranotheruser Forumite
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    Based on those, they'll be going in the bin then.
    Sorry.
  • comeandgocomeandgo Forumite
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    Can you not give them to friends or to a charity shop?  
  • Barny1979Barny1979 Forumite
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    Based on those, they'll be going in the bin then.
    Sorry.
    Charity bag or food bank, don't flipping stick them in land fill!
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    Grate them up and use as the basis of laundry detergent.  Grate them, add water and see if they go to a good consistency to put into an old liquid soap bottle - many work that way, some don't.  Offer on local freeshare social media and someone may want them.
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  • kayebkayeb Forumite
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    Put them in the food bank collection point at the local supermarket.  Please don’t just chuck them!
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