Cigarette filters are the “last acceptable form of littering,” but there are solutions that can help our health and planet.
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Cigarette filters are made of a plastic called cellulose acetate. When tossed into the environment, they dump not only plastic, but also the nicotine, heavy metals, and many other chemicals they’ve absorbed into waterways, and eventually oceans. But, there are solutions that can help our health and our planet.
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