From saving soap to erasing the darkness, their projects bring solutions throughout the world, Via New York Times!
Yashas Anapindi, 15, EcoSoap
When Yashas noticed that the core of a bar of soap often went to waste — about one million partially used bars of soap are thrown away each day — he decided to insert a domino or other item in its center. “This is really good for not only helping the environment but also encouraging people to use bars of soap, since they are more eco-friendly when compared to other types of soaps out there,” he said.
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