In this way, Hopscotch adds environmental commitment to its social work. The idea is that customers bring the container to the store from home –detergent or any cleaning product–, it is weighed empty and filled with the product, paying only for the content. The association Rayuela, a non-profit entity that since 2009 has served more than 10,000 people, is responsible for the social insertion company Cainana SL, through which various services are managed such as this store of bulk cleaning products .
The mayor of La Orotava, Francisco Linares, visited La Jabonería yesterday, which he defined as “a unique project due to its social and environmental character.” The nationalist mayor congratulated Hopscotch and those responsible for this “novel, revolutionary and interesting project that advocates for the social, environmental, sustainability, circular economy, kilometer 0, among other multiple values that add and enrich the municipality, the region, the north and the island in general. It is an “exemplary, supportive and committed initiative with society and the natural environment”, so Linares hopes that citizens will come to this point to learn about this project and be part of it “because we all have to contribute to the fight against climate change”.
The manager of La Jabonería explained that Hopscotch As a growth measure, the creation of this insertion company, the first in the municipality and in the region, was proposed. “As a non-profit economic initiative whose corporate purpose is the accompaniment and socio-labor insertion of unemployed people in a situation or at risk of social exclusion, with special difficulties in accessing the job market.”
Roberto Martín highlighted that 4eco products are sold, which can be found in more than 100 stores throughout Spain. “They are products that are made with vegetable fats instead of animal fats, which is what practically all cleaning products use. They have not been tested on animals at any point in the production chain, in addition to being highly biodegradable products, “he said. Martín pointed out that they also work with the local production line, since «We sell organic cosmetic and hygiene products produced in Tenerife (toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, gel) promoting local consumption and reducing the carbon footprint ”.