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[Illinois, Ohio] Councilman compares litter laws

Illinois new House Bill 3243 titled the Litter Control Act, which adds the term “cigarette butts” to the current litter definition. It now reads – “any discarded, used or unconsumed substance or waste. “Litter” may include, but is not limited to, any gar
Portsmouth (OH) Daily Times
added Jul 26, 2016 12:46
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[UK] Dropped cigarette end cost driver £220

Sharon McBride, of Loftos Avenue, Marton, was caught dropping the cigarette by council officers in March. She was hauled before magistrates after failing to pay the £80 fine for dropping litter.
Blackpool Today (uk)
added Jul 25, 2016 14:41
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SMOKING BAN WILL NOT EXTEND TO ALL NEW JERSEY BEACHES AND PARKS

But John Weber, the mid-Atlantic regional manager for the Surfrider Foundation, worried about the confusion this could cause for beachgoers. Nobody lights up in restaurants anymore, he noted, because the public is clear that it is illegal. Smoking bans a
NJ Spotlight
added Jul 21, 2016 04:28
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Make a Blade Out of Discarded Cigarette Filters

Heat the edges of your cigarette filter until they’re soft enough to mold, but sticky enough to hold their shape. You’ll want to use two or three filters for this, but once they’re warm and soft, press them down together as flat as you can until they’re
LifeHacker (blog)
added Jul 18, 2016 00:31
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[Massachusetts] Salem to Add 50 New Cigarette "Butt Bins"

as a part of Salem's "Park Your Butts Here" campaign. SalemRecycles and the Salem Department of Public Works have identified new areas for placement; such as parks and restaurants outside of downtown.
Patch.org
added Jul 15, 2016 18:32
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5 trillion cigarette butts posing worldwide pollution threat

Littered cigarette butts may be an important source of metal contaminants leaching into the marine environment and potentially entering the food chain, suggests research published online in the journal Tobacco Control.
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Jul 15, 2016 18:31
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What Happens to the Billions of Cigarette Butts on the Beach?

While the reactions of plants and animals to increased metal content can also vary – some will be adversely affected, others will increase their tolerance of the metals – the researchers point out that public awareness of the toxicity of discarded cigare
How Stuff Works
added Jul 14, 2016 15:32
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[Louisiana] Picking up 52.9 Million Plastic Cigarette Butts off Beaches

That is the disgustingly large number of cigarette butts beach cleanup volunteers have collected over the past 25 years during the International Coastal Cleanup, an annual event sponsored by the Ocean Conservancy. Consistently the number one piece of li
NOAA Office of Response and Restoration
added Jul 14, 2016 15:32
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[Maryland] Recycling program collects 55000 cigarette butts from Baltimore's Inner Harbor in six months

A recycling initiative collected 55,000 cigarette butts during its first six months in the Harbor East neighborhood, according to a news release. The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore started the program by installing 15 recycling receptacles and now
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Jul 13, 2016 20:02
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[UK] Kettering hospital apologises to residents unhappy with aftermath of smoking ban

But the introduction of the new smoke-free policy which does not allow smoking anywhere on its grounds, including outside hospital buildings, has upset some people living nearby. One resident contacted the Northants Telegraph and said: “As you can see f
Northamptonshire Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 12, 2016 14:16
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