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Ashtray / Ashtray


Turning recycled cigarette butts green Globally, 137,000 cigarette butts are wrongfully discarded into nature every minute. These discarged cigarette butts take nearly 15 years to decompose, inhibit plant growth and are hazardous to wildlife .This cigarette butts issue is already one of the main sources of pollution around the world. Ashtrays can collect cigarette butts and make them green by using a reward system to collect "small tree points". Ashtray's main goal is to make a positive behavioral change in the user towards recycling. Making cleaning and recycling a rewarding experiences.


Asia University

Asia University
Taichung, Taiwan

Hong-Li Guo,
Asia University

Wen-Jing Tseng,
Asia University

Dung-Lin Ya,
Asia University

Chen-Kai Chiu,
Asia University