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[UK] Stafford's Mr Sizzle gets his fingers burnt by £450 cigarette costs

A MAN fined £75 for throwing a cigarette on the ground outside his burger van in Stafford town centre now must pay more than £450. Gary Southall discarded his cigarette after having a smoke outside the Mr Sizzle food van where he was working. He was giv
Staffordshire Newsletter (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:45
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[UK] Yellow cards for smokers who stub out cigarettes in the street

The Woking Borough Council campaign targets smokers who think stubbing out cigarettes on the ground is not littering
Get Surrey (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:50
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[UK] Smoking ban on beaches among urgent measures needed to help tackle marine litter crisis

Surfers Against Sewage is calling for urgent and innovative new measures to rid the UK coastline of marine litter, including a ban on smoking on beaches and enforcing fines. The organisation's 'Marine Litter Report' sounds the alarm for the UK’s trashed
Falmouth Packet (uk)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:33
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[UK] Can cigarettes be used for the GOOD of the planet? Discarded ashes remove arsenic from drinking water, scientists claim

To create a filter, scientists coated cigarette ash with aluminium oxide When they tested the material with contaminated ground water, they found it removed more than 96 per cent of the arsenic
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:27
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[UK] Ban smoking on beaches, surfers plead

Smoking should be banned on beaches to reduce litter and prevent the sea from being polluted by chemicals in discarded cigarette butts, according to the Surfers Against Sewage campaign.
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 13:00
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Discarded cigarette ashes could go to good use -- removing arsenic from water

scientists have come up with a new low-cost, simple way to remove arsenic using leftovers from another known health threat -- cigarettes. They report their method in ACS' journal Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research.
EurekAlert
added Oct 15, 2014 16:02
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Calderdale Council becomes first in UK to offer stop smoking sessions to cigarette litter bugs

Calderdale Cabinet last night backed a unique idea to offer litter bugs dropping cigarette butts the chance to attend stop smoking sessions rather than pay an £80 fine for littering.
icHuddersfield / The Huddersfield Daily Examiner (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 07:08
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The accumulative impact of small actions through the life of a cigarette butt

The facts are: - Over 4.5 trillion cigarettes are littered worldwide each year. They are the most littered item in the world, and is the most common debris found in ocean litter trawls (as much as 40%)
News24 (za)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:57
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[Germany] Alcoholics and drug addicts given beer and tobacco in return for cleaning city

A controversial project will see alcoholics and drug addicts given beer, tobacco, food and small amounts of cash in return for cleaning the streets. Social workers will work closely with participants in the 'Pick Up' programme, who will collect rubbish
Metro Café (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 14:29
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[Oklahoma] TAYLOR: LIVE WELL! Cigarette smoking detracts from city parks

A new park just went in ... is great and the boys love playing there, but often, while my boys are playing in that park or any other local park, there is someone smoking nearby and tobacco litter scattered on the ground.
Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added Sep 28, 2014 19:19
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