Headlines Tagged with Litter — 2,367 headlines found
Next time you go to a playground and someone is smoking and your kids are breathing secondhand smoke, or you are lying on the beach surrounded by cigarette butts, thank Gov....The bill passed with overwhelming bipartisan support; we need an override to pr
Sep 14, 2014 Trenton (NJ) Times
added Sep 14, 2014 12:44
I understand there are opposing views on this issue and I respect and welcome all of those viewpoints. I am in no way disparaging smokers, whose choice to smoke I respect. But we have roughly 300 acres in Mason City devoted to city parks, and I am confi
Sep 14, 2014 Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Sep 14, 2014 12:42
Christie said in the message. "I do not believe that the state should substitute its judgement for that of our local elected officials or upset the careful balancing of interests ... The final bill passed the Assembly, 64-8, and the Senate, 30-3, in July.
Sep 11, 2014 Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Sep 11, 2014 11:18
Photo There's a new look to litter these days - e-cigarette packages. This one was photographed in Hudson Highlands State Park in Cold Spring. N.Y.
Sep 2, 2014 New York Times Blogs
added Sep 2, 2014 09:13
36 councillors voted in support of the ban and two voted against. The approval means City of Toronto employees will not be permitted to use e-cigarettes in municipal work places. Council also requested that the general manager of solid waste management in
Aug 25, 2014 Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 27, 2014 12:15
A discarded cigarette on a hot, windy afternoon Saturday caused $75,000 in damages to a triplex near Central and Oliver, Wichita Fire Department officials said.
Aug 24, 2014 Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Aug 24, 2014 12:33
this ban on our beaches is a bureaucratic overreach that borders on draconian. It's probably unenforceable, and it's completely unnecessary. It also undermines Oregon's unique legacy of people freely recreating on the state's publicly owned beaches.
Aug 21, 2014 The Oregonian
added Aug 22, 2014 06:43
Based on breaking research out of South Korea – published just days ago in the journal Nanotechnology – actual cigarette butts could end up becoming savvy investments. No joke. Recycling these toxic, non-biodegradable cigarette filters could prove to b
Aug 18, 2014 Trefis
added Aug 19, 2014 07:40
voted 3-2, with council members Leonard Church and Jim Sebastian opposed, to approve an ordinance removing smoking areas from city parks, making Kennesaw’s 130 acres of public parks smoke free. The ordinance also includes the city’s public cemeteries.
Aug 19, 2014 Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added Aug 19, 2014 07:12
It has been reported that cellulose acetate can be directly utilized in the production of carbon materials containing a meso-/micropore structure by only a carbonization process. That is, used cigarette filters could be used as a proper carbon source for
Aug 11, 2014 Uproxx
added Aug 11, 2014 15:27