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For long, most people were under the assumption that cigarette filters are biodegradable however, cellulose acetate fibre – the predominant filter material – does not readily biodegrade due to the acetyl groups on the cellulose backbone

Extensive attention has been given to plastic bags and straws as pollutants to the environment and a hazard to the ecosystem. However, very few know about the adverse impact of cigarette filters, containing plastic, on the habitat. Read More

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