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Kingston Council has been handing out free personal pocket ashtrays to smokers in Kingston Town Centre. The move is part of the Council’s ‘Cleaner Kingston’ campaign
Living Within (uk)
added Oct 12, 2015 10:52

YOU GONNA SMOKE THAT? How one company is making cigarette butt recycling not only possible, but popular

Known as the Cigarette Waste Brigade, TerraCycle’s effort to make recycling cigarettes easier for smokers is a first-of-its-kind program according to Albe Zakes, VP...Since kicking off in New Orleans, the Cigarette Waste Brigade can now be found in citie
added Oct 6, 2015 22:13
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[UK] Cigarette Waste Brigade®

With this Brigade you can help to recycle the billions of cigarette butts which otherwise end up in waste bins and landfills or, in some cases unfortunately, littered on the UK’s streets, parks and beaches. With support from JTI, waste collected through
TerraCycle UK (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 10:16
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Free cigarette recycling program launched in UK

Cigarette Waste Brigade, was recently launched and will help to deal with the massive amount of cigarette waste that is dumped into landfills. The program is the result of a partnership between recycling company TerraCycle, and tobacco manufacturer Japan
Hydrogen Fuel News
added Oct 5, 2015 10:14

[France] Paris stiffens fine for tossing cigarette butts

The increase comes as the city collects 350 tonnes of mégots, as they are known in French, each year. The Town Hall will also roll out 30,000 new ashtray bins to encourage smokers to dispose of their cigarettes properly, while 100 staff will be tasked w
RFI (fr)
added Oct 2, 2015 10:43

[France] Paris battles cigarette butts with new fine _ but will $76 be enough of a deterrent?

The city of Paris, littered with 350 tons of cigarette butts each year, is striking back at smokers with a new 68-euro ($76) fine. Starting Thursday, anyone caught flicking their butt onto the sidewalk should be ticketed. City hall is calling on all busi
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 30, 2015 16:54

[France] Paris to fine smokers for leaving butts on street

Paris is to fine smokers who throw their cigarette butts onto the street, the latest effort to clean up the French capital. Each year 4,900 City of Paris employees collect 350 tonnes of cigarette butts on the city's 2,900 km of sidewalks and 1,600 km of
added Sep 30, 2015 15:11
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[UK] Cigarette butts recycling scheme to cut litter and landfill

Smoking related rubbish is the most common form of litter, found at almost three-quarters (73%) of sites surveyed by anti-litter campaigners, and making up more than a third (35%) of the items of waste that have been dropped. The new initiative will all
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:18

[UK] US firm launches cigarette waste recycling scheme

Cigarette butts are to be recycled into plastic products under a scheme that aims to cut litter and landfill, it has been announced. Smoking related rubbish is the most common form of litter, found at almost three-quarters (73%) of sites surveyed by ant
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:16

UK-Wide Cigarette Waste Recycling Programme Launched

A scheme that will for the first time provide people across the UK a way to recycle cigarette butts and associated smokers’ waste has been launched today. The Cigarette Waste Brigade® scheme will see cigarette related litter – including butts, cigar butt
CIWM (Chartered Institution of Wastes Management)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:15
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