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Recycling Cigarettes butts

What?

70% of daily consumed cigarettes in the world are discarded to the environment.

 

80% of the cigarette butt composition is made of non-biodegradable plastic

 

40% of the collected waste on beach and urban cleaning are cigarettes butts

 

Each butt contains around 7000 toxic chemicals of dangerous doses per unit (heavy metals, nicotine, carcinogenic compounds, etc.)

Courtesy - Imeko

How?

Recycling and revalorizing cigarette butts

 

This waste is not recyclable, but with IMEKO sustainable process, they can remove toxic waste and use the remainder to make recyclable and innovative products

 

Brings a new recycling industry with a strong environment compromise

They are currently making products like coasters and ornaments, with high profit and are in the process of developing more products.

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