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Cigarette companies must finance the management of cigarette butts.

cigarette butts management

Forty billion cigarette butts are thrown on the ground in France every year. While they are very toxic components, the filters are thrown away everywhere, in town and in the countryside. Since Tuesday, August 10, 2021, a European law requires cigarette manufacturers to finance the management of cigarette butts (awareness, collection and provision of ashtrays). … Read more

Our advice for choosing the right recycling provider

recycling provider

How to choose the right recycling provider ? Currently, there are many professionals offering recycling services. They are at the service of companies that have installed a waste sorting system. There are a few things to keep in mind to make the right choice. Indeed, there are several criteria to take into account such as … Read more

Recycling cigarette butts, it’s time to act!

butt recycling

Leftover cigarettes are everywhere. To limit the damage to the environment, think about recycling cigarette butts ! Source of several health problems for smokers and those around them, cigarettes are nevertheless very popular. Unfortunately, the environment also suffers the negative consequences. Moreover, cigarette butts are even categorized as poison for the ecology. Cigarette butts contain … Read more

Ecological impact of cigarettes on the environment

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Do you know what are the consequences and the ecological impact that cigarettes have on the environment ? Generally, it is above all the effects on health that are raised. The list is long concerning the impacts caused by cigarettes. Lung infections, various cancers, complications of pregnancy… are among the diseases caused by smoking. However, … Read more

Cigarette filters a major pollution for minor health benefits

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Did you know that pollution with cigarette butts found everywhere is a serious major problem? They harm human health and especially that of the planet. Pollution with cigarette filters is very harmful, in addition to that caused by their smoke. The reason why cigarette factories have added more is to sell better. Is this marketing … Read more

What is CSR or Corporate Social Responsibility?

rse et responsabilité sociale

Corporate social responsibility or csr represents the commitment of companies to the process of sustainable development . Around several pillars, companies must understand the issues and constraints that lie behind this broad concept.

ESS: what is it?


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

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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

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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