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Harrow to transform cigarette ends into loft insulation

Cigarette butts could be used to make loft insulation pillows in a new experiment being carried out by Harrow Council. Currently, around 4,000 discarded cigarettes are dropped every 24 hours in Harrow town centre alone. This waste is then dumped in landfill, as normally, it cannot be recycled. To solve this waste problem, the local authority is figuring out the feasibility of linking the processes to transform cigarette waste into loft insulation.  ...