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Montreal group collects cigarette butts for recycling

An environmental organization installed 30 bins in the Village and in Old Montreal last month designed for smokers to throw out their cigarette butts — which are then recycled. Every week, the Zero Butts Action Society collects the cigarette butts … Continue reading

CTV News Online · Jul 20, 2016

Cigarette butts recycled in Montreal pilot project

Here’s how it works: every week SAESEM collects the butts from the bins and ships them to TerraCycle, a company near Toronto that does the recycling. There, paper, ash and tobacco get turned into compost while the plastic in the filters gets mixed … Continue reading

Jul 19, 2016

Cigarette butts recycled in Montreal pilot project

TerraCycle, a company near Toronto that does the recycling. There, paper, ash and tobacco get turned into compost while the plastic in the filters gets mixed with other recycled plastic and made into new products.

CBC News · Jul 18, 2016

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