Recycling Cigarette Butts; Paving the Future

Did you know that around the world, 1.2 million tonnes of cigarette butt waste is created each year? Did you also know that smokers in Melbourne put about 9 million cigarette butts into landfill each year? While that sounds bleak, a research team from RMIT University may have found a way to recycle these cigarette butts, keep them out of rivers and oceans, and use them to build roads.

The Daily was joined by Dr. Abbas Mohajerani, a senior lecturer at RMIT University and the leader of the research team in question.

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