ESS: what is it?

social and solidarity economy

This month of November 2021 marks the 14th edition of the Month of the Social and Solidarity Economy (ESS). The ESS represents a set of structures with a common ambition: to place people at the heart of the economy , taking into account current social challenges. This branch of the economy seeks to reconcile economic … Read more

Pollution of the oceans by cigarette ends, a vital issue

ocean pollution

Contrary to popular belief, the cigarette butt represents the highest pollution in the oceans. It is nonetheless as dangerous or even more dangerous than the others. Once consumed, the cigarette butt is the most common waste in nature. You should know that no less than 137,000 cigarette butts are thrown into the ocean every second … Read more

Awareness actions with ÉcoMégot 📣

Distribution of flyers to raise awareness of cigarette butts pollution

Awareness actions are major levers for reducing pollution from cigarette butts . It is today one of the most important axes at ÉcoMégot. The final goal is to inform and instill the right gestures so that everyone can adopt eco-responsible behavior . Protecting the environment has become everyone’s responsibility , and everyone can and should … Read more

Everything you need to know about cigarette butt pollution

The pollution of cigarette butts is a real scourge. Butts are everywhere at our feet. We meet them every day in the streets, on the beaches, in the parks… At a time when ecological problems are at the center of political, economic and social issues, seeing a smoker throw his cigarette butt on the road … Read more

Why does a cigarette end pollute?

why does a cigarette end pollute?

You know it, I know it, we know it, a cigarette butt pollutes. But it is interesting to understand why? Around 137,000 cigarette butts are thrown around the world every second. Over a year in France, nearly 30 billion cigarette butts are thrown on the ground, polluting up to 15,000 billion liters of water, the … Read more

ÉcoMégot is a French company, resulting from the social and solidarity economy, which offers an innovative, complete, local and tailor-made solution for raising awareness, creating zero butt spaces, collecting and recycling cigarette butts in all of France (Lyon, Paris, Marseille, Toulouse, Bastia, Saint-Cloud, Monaco, Bordeaux, Pau ...). 

Our mission is to promote behavioral changes among citizens, employees and festival-goers with regard to cigarette butt pollution. We believe that the recycling of cigarette ends should serve the common awareness and thus create a virtuous circle carrying meaning.

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