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[UK] Hampstead campaigner uses Youtube to tackle litter problem outside

A retired headteacher has used Youtube to call on the council to clean up its act and tackle a persistent litter problem outside the Royal Free Hospital. Linda Grove claims patients and visitors at the Hampstead hospital are blighting the area by droppi
Hampstead & Highgate Express (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:26

[UK] PHIBBS: Perverse outcomes of councils’ anti-smoking policies

what litter from smoking? Try walking one end of Oxford Street to the other and count how many cigarette packs you see, and how many cigarette butts you see. You might see a few, but the vast majority of litter is made up of spit out chewing gum, which is
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 12:47

[Rhode Island] HOBAN: Could smoking be snuffed out in downtown Providence?

A former mayor...wants to ban smoking from all of downtown Providence. And the president of the City Council has said he supports the prohibition. “They’re sitting on curbs, sitting on steps, standing in the doorways of buildings . . . if it’s warm or co
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 26, 2015 06:12

[Pennsylvania] Easton street cleaners turning cigarette butts into cash

The ambassadors have put up a handful of cigarette butt recycling receptacles in and near Centre Square. Trenton-based TerraCycle provided the boxes and will donate $1 to the Greater Easton Development Partnership for every pound of butts the ambassadors
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Jul 25, 2015 20:22
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[California] GOULART: Cigarette littering a serious problem

That cigarette butt you dropped on the sidewalk today could be carried into a creek, or the Russian River, tomorrow. A cigarette butt travels from the road to the gutter, down a storm drain and directly into our waterways...create a water quality hazard,
Ukiah (CA) Daily Journal
added Jul 25, 2015 16:53

[UK] B.R.: Smoking bans: No smoke without ire

despite my inner ire when someone lights up close to me on a beach, I don’t think my comfort trumps the rights of others to smoke. Those who discard their butts on the street are another matter, though. Again with righteous hypocrisy on my side, since I h
The Economist
added Jul 24, 2015 19:51

[UK] Taxi driver fined £1,600 for throwing cigarette butt on the floor

A TAXI driver has been fined for smoking in his car, throwing his cigarette butt out of the window, refusing to give his name, and failing to display no-smoking signs. Tallat Mahmood, of Burton, was spotted in November by a council enforcement officer d
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 24, 2015 10:46

[Ireland] Smokers are the main cause of litter in Dublin.

Nationally, cigarette butts, fast-food wrappers, and chewing gum were found to be the biggest sources of litter. discarded Overall, cigarette butts and boxes were the most common type of litter last year, accounting for over 50pc of discarded items.
Evening Herald (ie)
added Jul 24, 2015 10:46
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[UK] Havant council’s 5,000 litter fines ‘shows policy is working’

ALMOST 5,000 fines have now been given out to people dropping litter – and the vast majority are for cigarette butts. Figures released by Havant Borough Council show 4,815 fines have been handed out to people in Havant town centre since the zero-toleran
Portsmouth News (uk)
added Jul 24, 2015 10:45

[California] Pleasanton council votes to ban smoking in city parks and on trails

In a decision inspired by the city's advisory youth commission, the City Council gave initial approval Tuesday to extending a smoking ban to trails and all parts of city parks except the municipal golf course. Effective Sept. 18, violators will be subje
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Jul 23, 2015 12:47
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