Concessionary companies and private initiative

Waste management and recovery companies should be involved too. Smoking ban makes the cigarette butt collection easier. Following the example of ECOEMBES or SIGRE (batteries and medicine) similar programmes. There does not exist any other integrated recovery treatment or collection plan, except for the TerraCycle specific cigarette litter management according to the Greenest City 2020 action plan of the City of Vancouver.


• Find new and unexploited niche market.
• Put in value the cigarette residue.
• Deploy an integrated collection plan.
• Provide local governments with a new cigarette disposal street furniture.
• Exploit cigarette disposal advertising revenue.