Biodegradable cigarette butts with flowers

Approximately 5,6 Trillion cigarettes were smoked every year and about 4,5 cigarette butts will hit the ground. A solution for this comes from an industrial designer named Ben Forman. He is working for IDEO in London.

cigarettes with seeds

He has developed cigarettes with butts containing seeds. These seeds will grow a small plant after throwing the cigarette butt on the ground. Containing a small wild flower seed the littering could turn into a prettify process. The filters are biodegradable and they look like normal cigarette filters.

It’s a nice idea and it will help to keep parks, playgrounds and streets a bit cleaner but hopefully not everybody will start throwing their cigarettes on the ground because these are now biodegradable.

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