Students create fabric from cigarette butts

As tabacco companies are huge consumers of cotton, this is very cool idea.

KUSATSU, Shiga Prefecture–A group of students has found a way to recycle cigarette butts as T-shirts and persuaded local pachinko parlors and gas stations to donate the contents of their ashtrays to their enterprise.

via Students create fabric from cigarette butts – AJW by The Asahi Shimbun.