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[Canada] Calls grow for tougher penalties against people who toss cigarette butts

Christy Clark isn’t the only one who thinks penalties should be tougher for people who carelessly toss cigarette butts. On Sunday, the premier said the disrespectful and dangerous practice needs to be brought to an end in light of a human-caused wildfire
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 18, 2015 14:36

[UK] Councils told by ministers not to accept money from tobacco firms to clean up Britain's streets

The apparent U-turn was condemned as 'political correctness' by tobacco companies. In January another minister said he wanted tobacco companies to 'make a contribution to put right the wrongs as a consequence of their product'
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 09:16

Ministers block tobacco firms from helping to clean up the 122 tons of cigarette butts, packets and matches dropped in the UK every day

Councils told not to accept help from tobacco firms to clean up UK streets
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 09:09

[France] Paris distributes 15,000 pocket ashtrays to tackle cigarette butt pollution - City of Paris

This summer, 15,000 pocket ashtrays will be distributed to both Parisians and visitors as part of ambitious measures to tackle pollution in the French capital. From October 1st, the fine for those who discard their cigarette butts on the streets will also
NEWS Press SA (fr)
added Aug 13, 2015 09:07

[UK] Crackdown starts on cigarette butt litterers in Bradford

Wardens and police community support officers have powers to hand out on the spot fines for litter. Offenders caught dropping litter, including cigarette butts, face a £75 fixed penalty notice, or a maximum fine of £2,500 in court under the existing law
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Aug 6, 2015 09:43

6 REASONS TO TELL BIG TOBACCO TO GTFO OF THE ENVIRONMENT and truth...have teamed up to provide another outlet for teens interested in ending smoking: Get the Filter Out (GTFO). Cigarette butts are the most littered item globally, making them now only an eyesore, but a massive environmental p
American Legacy Foundation
added Aug 5, 2015 13:03

[UK] Vaping waste ‘More dangerous than traditional cigarettes’

The craze for electronic cigarettes – known as vaping – produces just as much dangerous landfill waste as the tobacco products it replaces. That’s the opinion of a national waste management company which has found a steep rise in vaping-related products
Business Waste (uk)
added Aug 3, 2015 12:29

[UK] Vaping industry hits back at e-cigarette landfill claims ($$)

The e-cigarette industry has hit back against accusations that it produces just as much waste as tobacco products
The Grocer (uk)
added Aug 3, 2015 12:22
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[Nebraska] Parks cleanup aims to decrease litter, tobacco use

The 2nd annual “Keep Grand Island Beautiful No Butts About It” project is headed by Tobacco Free Hall County and is cosponsored by Grand Island Area Clean Community System and Grand Island Parks and Recreation. Volunteers helping with the four-day proces
Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Jul 31, 2015 15:46

[UK-Scotland] Good craic or bare-faced cheek? Anti-litter stunt raises eyebrows

A cheeky advert for an anti-litter campaign featuring a bare bum has raised a few eyebrows on Rose Street. The poster featuring the slogan 'no butts on Rose Sreet' was shared by Edinburgh Spotlight on Facebook and has since attracted more than 700 'li
STV (uk)
added Jul 31, 2015 12:15
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