Headlines Tagged with Litter — 2,296 headlines found
It is not a constitutional right; it is a wrong if it interferes with the health of nonsmokers in a public place. Lawmakers have dithered long enough. It's time to make it clear that beaches are for public enjoyment -- not smoking.
Dec 4, 2013 Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune
added Dec 4, 2013 07:21
Glendale Community College recently became a 100% smoke-free campus. ... Now the campus is much cleaner and the area has become more enjoyable and comfortable.
Dec 3, 2013 Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Dec 4, 2013 07:18
City officials, however, said the ordinance, which passed unanimously last week and is expected to be signed soon by Mayor Thomas M. Menino, would reduce the harmful effects of secondhand smoke, curb litter, and help pressure smokers to kick the habit.
Nov 27, 2013 Boston (MA) Globe
added Nov 27, 2013 14:55
Having previously introduced tobacco waste recycling to Canadian and American consumers via twin Cigarette Brigade programs, TerraCycle, the New Jersey-headquartered “waste solution development” firm dedicated to dealing with “worthless and unsavory” rec
Nov 18, 2013 Mother Nature Network (blog)
added Nov 25, 2013 11:02
For a day's work, they receive 10 euros (around $13 U.S.), a half-packet of rolling tobacco and five cans of beer — two to start the day, two at lunch and one for after work.
Nov 20, 2013 USA Today
added Nov 20, 2013 15:17
Specially designed colorful ashtrays were recently installed on the streets of Shimokitazawa in Tokyo’s Setagaya Ward in a bid to reduce litter and improve the smoking manners of visitors to the area.
Nov 18, 2013 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Nov 18, 2013 14:27
Standing at a podium and reading from an iPad Air, Mr. Johnston lauded the pilot program and the city’s partnership with TerraCycle. He railed against “cigarette filters, also known as butts,” which he said are toxic. Mr. Zakes weighed in. Butts are “o
Nov 13, 2013 National Post (ca)
added Nov 18, 2013 14:19
A man with a family history of lung cancer is circulating a petition to ban smoking on the town's beach. Steven Curson of Rehoboth Beach is collecting signatures to extend the scope of Rehoboth's nonsmoking laws to areas by the ocean.
Nov 18, 2013 DelmarvaNow.com
added Nov 18, 2013 12:54
CIGARETTE ends are the “most pervasive litter affecting the streets of Scotland”, according to the latest Keep Scotland Beautiful (KSB) report, released today. The charity’s 2012-2013 Local Environmental Audit and Management System (LEAMS) for Scotland
Nov 12, 2013 The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 12, 2013 17:11
Brazil plans to clean up Copacabana and Ipanema ahead of next year’s World Cup by imposing fines of up to £40 for dropping a cigarette. Littering on the Rio beaches will incur a maximum penalty of £810. The move has taken locals, who live in a city with
Nov 10, 2013 Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 12, 2013 17:10