Headlines Tagged with Litter — 2,828 headlines found
In November of last year, the city installed 110 cigarette-butt receptacles in several downtown locations. But the move produced unintended consequences, prompting Vancouver Coastal Health officials to bring them to the city’s attention. “We were concer
Jun 4, 2014 Georgia Straight (ca)
added Jun 4, 2014 14:51
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
Capital Regional District’s bylaw to promote clean air by regulating secondhand tobacco smoke will come into effect Wednesday, shortly after we celebrate our spectacular outdoors with the annual flower count. The CRD’s bylaw will ensure that in the future
Mar 31, 2015 Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Mar 31, 2015 09:45
Chesterfield Borough Council successfully concluded six prosecutions at North East Derbyshire and Dales Magistrates’ Court on 30th May, all for deliberately dropping and leaving cigarette ends.
Jun 11, 2012 Chesterfield Borough Council (uk)
added Jun 21, 2012 10:28
The two big arguments for a smoking ban are trash on the beach and second-hand smoke.
Jul 30, 2012 WECT 6 WILMINGTON (NC)
added Jul 31, 2012 07:57
So, why do they think nothing about dropping a cigarette butt and grinding it out with their shoe and leaving it on the ground? Studies have been done on this by environmental groups as well as tobacco companies. Some of the findings: •Because cigarette
Sep 11, 2013 San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Sep 11, 2013 10:34
Now the city is quietly trying something new in hopes of easing the problem, attaching little ribbed resin disks to public waste bins where smokers can put out their cigarettes.
Jul 20, 2012 New York Times
added Jul 20, 2012 03:11
About 40 Central Elgin Collegiate Institute students scoured Port Stanley's Main Beach Tuesday afternoon for cigarette butts to kick off Elgin St. Thomas Public Health's Butt Free Beach initiative. The anti-smoking event, a partnership with the Municipal
Jun 1, 2016 St. Thomas (Ont) Times-Journal (ca)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:06
"Dr. Beach" is starting his list of best beaches over from scratch in 2016. And he'll be giving extra credit to beaches that ban smoking. Professor Stephen Leatherman... "The No. 1 form of litter on beaches is cigarette butts, and it is disgusting," Leat
Sep 5, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Sep 5, 2015 18:17
WE should ban smoking while driving. Apart from being a danger on the road, it also leads to littering.
Jun 18, 2012 The Star (my)
added Jun 20, 2012 08:22