Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Litter 2,633 headlines found

6 Views

happy 100th, national parks! now, how about going 100 percent smoke-free?

A 100 percent smoke-free policy for national parks would mean: Curbing cigarette butts littered alongside America’s treasures. Cigarettes are the no. 1 most littered item...Protecting the environment from the toxicity of cigarette waste...Safer park visi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 25, 2016 12:58
3 Views

[Asia, Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Cigarette butts a major source of litter in Abu Dhabi residential areas

Sonu Singh, the park foreman who oversees the daily clean-up, estimated that his team picked up more than 150 cigarette ends every day. "It is a big problem," said the 21-year-old Indian. "Many guys are coming here and they toss the cigarette on the flo
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 15, 2016 13:12
1 View

[California] Santa Maria residents pushing for smoke-free parks

Sister Janet has been working for nearly a decade in Santa Maria to ban smoking in parks and beaches. “When I was a kid my dad smoked Lucky Strike, and I mean he smoked. What did it do to him? He got asthma and emphysema and being on a respirator months
KSBY-TV (San Luis Obispo, CA)
added Aug 12, 2016 16:48
7 Views

[France] No ifs, no butts: a ban on French smokers’ filter-flicking habit

In the past year, the city’s Socialist government has almost doubled fines from €35 to €68. About 30,000 public bins with special rims for extinguishing butts have been installed throughout the city. The government has even distributed tens of thousands
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 11, 2016 15:41
2 Views

South Australian smokers pay more than $50,000 a year in fines for cigarette crimes intended to cut smoking

More than $57,000 of fines were issued to smokers last financial year for lighting up in cars with kids, at playgrounds, in bus shelters, on train platforms and for throwing lit butts out of the car, latest police figures show. And since last month, smo
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 9, 2016 20:50
2 Views

[South Carolina] Cigarette butts on the beach is the No. 1 litter problem in Charleston, officials say

A pilot project here aims to raise public awareness of the coast’s biggest litter problem: cigarette butts. The state received $5,000 for the Cigarette Litter Reduction Pilot Study: Folly Beach from the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation and National O
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Aug 9, 2016 16:13
3 Views

South Australian smokers pay more than $50,000 a year in fines for cigarette crimes intended to cut smoking

More than $57,000 of fines were issued to smokers last financial year for lighting up in cars with kids, at playgrounds, in bus shelters, on train platforms and for throwing lit butts out of the car, latest police figures show. And since last month, smo
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Aug 9, 2016 14:37
1 View

[New Jersey] 'Beaches into ashtrays': After conditional veto, smoking still OK on most NJ beaches

New Jersey Sierra Club director Jeff Tittel said he believes Christie is "sacrificing" the health and safety of people on the beach with the veto, considering secondhand smoke and potentially lit cigarettes buried in the sand..."We shouldn't be OK with t
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Aug 7, 2016 03:35
6 Views

Social Q’s: Angry Over an Ashtray

The ashtray she bought is shiny, red and highly inviting to our toddler. She placed it on our shared patio. Now we have two problems: an ashtray outside the back door, and our child’s interest in it. My husband is livid! Help put out this fire.
New York Times
added Aug 4, 2016 19:31
9 Views

[UK] Global Business / Local Focus (PDF)

This document sets out the tobacco industry’s contribution to the UK, its economy and its communities...we believe that a new model for regulating the tobacco sector is required that emphasises partnership working to address a number of the shared challe
Tobacco Manufacturers Association (TMA) (uk)
added Aug 3, 2016 18:51
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines