An innovative collection and recycling programme for cigarette butts was launched yesterday (17 January) in the city of Davos in Switzerland just as the World Economic Forum began this week.
Thanks to a partnership between the City of Davos and specialist recycling collection company TerraCycle, people in Davos can now recycle their cigarette butts by extinguishing and placing them in easily accessible and well-marked cigarette ashtrays located at public locations along the main roads... More
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