Headlines Tagged with Litter — 2,360 headlines found
Based on breaking research out of South Korea – published just days ago in the journal Nanotechnology – actual cigarette butts could end up becoming savvy investments. No joke. Recycling these toxic, non-biodegradable cigarette filters could prove to b
Aug 18, 2014 Trefis
added Aug 19, 2014 07:40
voted 3-2, with council members Leonard Church and Jim Sebastian opposed, to approve an ordinance removing smoking areas from city parks, making Kennesaw’s 130 acres of public parks smoke free. The ordinance also includes the city’s public cemeteries.
Aug 19, 2014 Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added Aug 19, 2014 07:12
It has been reported that cellulose acetate can be directly utilized in the production of carbon materials containing a meso-/micropore structure by only a carbonization process. That is, used cigarette filters could be used as a proper carbon source for
Aug 11, 2014 Uproxx
added Aug 11, 2014 15:27
Scientists in South Korea say they have found a way of converting used cigarette butts into a material capable of storing energy that could help power everything from mobile phones to electric cars.
Aug 6, 2014 Reuters
added Aug 8, 2014 08:28
cigarette filters and packaging accounted for more than 10 percent of debris collected by volunteers. By signing the bill to ban smoking at beaches, parks and forests, Christie can signal that we are worthy stewards of New Jersey's natural resources. We'
Aug 7, 2014 Camden (NJ) Courier-Post
added Aug 7, 2014 13:34
[UK] Could old cigarette butts power your MOBILE? Scientists transform waste filters into material that can store charge
Cigarette ends can be used to coat the electrodes of supercapacitors These are components that store extremely large amounts of electricity Material could be used in computers, electrical cars and wind turbines
Aug 6, 2014 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 6, 2014 13:48
A group of scientists from South Korea have converted used-cigarette butts into a high-performing material that could be integrated into computers, handheld devices, electrical vehicles and wind turbines to store energy.
Aug 5, 2014 EurekAlert
added Aug 5, 2014 19:09
The Albany Common Council voted 14-0 Monday in favor of an ordinance that makes all city parks tobacco-free zones.
Aug 5, 2014 Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Aug 5, 2014 07:09
Many of the products contain nicotine, lithium ion batteries, microchips, plastic and other materials which are harmful to the environment.... However, there are incentive programs available for smokers to recycle e-cigarette cartridges. Some cigarette c
Jul 31, 2014 Time Warner Cable News
added Jul 31, 2014 16:56
Nearly £3,000 worth of fines have been issued to four litter louts who dropped cigarettes in the town. Each individual was ordered to pay £370 each, plus a fine of £200 along with a £20 victim surcharge and had to pay costs of £150.
Jul 31, 2014 Kent Online (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:51