Getting started

Follow the instructions below to start recycling!

1) Open Can

Use any can opener to peel back the lid of the can.

CAUTION: Can openers are to be used with care, when opening the lid of the can a sharp edge is exposed.

2) Pour Contents into Plastic Bag

Use any plastic bag that is seal able. Once the can has been opened pour the cans contents into the plastic bag.

The plastic bag is used for transportation of the cigarette waste. The shipping carriers will not accept packages that drip/leak any sort of waste.

What is Accepted:

  • Cigarette filters
  • Rolling Papers
  • Ash

3) Recycle the Can

The opened empty beverage can should be recycled with you municipal recycling. Please advise your local town/city recycling policy. Some recycling policies encourage rinsing of the can prior to recycling.

4) Recycle the Cigarette Waste

Now that the cigarette waste is sealed into a plastic bag for transportation. They can be properly recycled.

Recycle Cigarette Waste

TopaCan does not recycle the cigarette waste directly. We recommend using a service provided by TerraCycle. A recycling company that is known for turning cigarette butts into useful plastic.

Click here to be redirected to the TerraCycle recycling.

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