The center has posted a photo of hundreds, if not thousands, of dry cigarette butts on a weighing scale, informing the pvblic that they are buying these used butts for a study for possible upcycling.
One kg is worth P300, with their study requiring 20 to 60 kgs of butts. You can find them at their Ecology Center office at Regulatory Building Labitan St. Subic Bay Freeport Zone!
“Cigarette butts are one of the top three litters that go to our bay every year. They take 10-12 years to decompose,” the Facebook page says.
It ends, “Join us in this War on Waste! #HeaviestButtCampaign”
PSA: They encourage everyone to pick up litter from streets and beaches and not to smoke. You can do it. Make earth a better place.