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IRONBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 05: An official teddy bear commemorating the 2012 London Olympics sits in the shop of the Merrythought teddy bear factory on April 5, 2011 in Ironbridge, England. Established in 1930, Merrythought has been hand-making Teddy Bears for over 80 years in Shropshire. The family-run company is the last remaining British teddy bear factory and is launching its latest limited edition bear to mark the royal wedding. The Commemorative Royal Wedding bear is limited to 75 and comes after its popular Prince William and Catherine Middleton bears completely sold out. Merrythought has also been selected by the London Olympic Games organisers to produce the official teddy bears of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

A company is stuff new teddy bears, not with the usual cotton, but with used cigarette butts. Yes, it sounds gross, but it really isn’t. The company takes the used cigarette butts, and they separate the wrappers from the filters. They then clean the filters and use it to stuff the teddy bears. Doing this not only gets rid of gross cigarette butts but also uses less cotton.

The company assures the stuffing in the teddy bears are safe and clean! We have more on this story and more in today’s Other News!