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How E-Cigarettes Could Provide a Model for All E-Waste

vaping could help us solve our e-waste problems. Consider the reach of the big tobacco companies, which extends to almost every convenience store in the world. If they invest in a vast infrastructure to capture their own e-waste, we likewise ought to map
PC Magazine
added Jun 13, 2013 10:50
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INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEANUP Top 10 Items Found

1. 2,117,931 cigarettes/cigarette filters
The Ocean Conservancy
added May 16, 2013 03:43
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[UK] Boom in the sale of illegal cigarettes ($$)

A study of discarded packs throughout Britain by MSIntelligence, a Geneva-based company, found that just over 26 per cent of cigarettes had avoided tax in the last quarter of 2012, compared with 19.3 per cent in the same period a year ago.
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 4, 2013 06:27
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[Virginia] Va. Senate approves bill to ban smoking on beaches

Virginia’s Senate has approved legislation that would permit localities to tell smokers to butt out at public beaches. Sen. Ralph Northam, D-Norfolk, said his SB 1253 was inspired by Virginia Beach civic league fed up with the sight of cigarette detritu
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Feb 4, 2013 22:36
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[France] Cleaning up Marseille beach, one cigarette butt at a time

A recent Surfrider Foundation cleanup, at Prado beaches, near the city of Marseille on France’s Mediterranean coast was designed to highlight the insidious effects of one particular source of pollution – cigarette butts.
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Jul 31, 2012 14:08
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[UK] Cancer patients have to walk through smoke fumes at hospital

Patients turning up for cancer treatment have to walk through cigarette smoke and past the litter of discarded butts, according to a report. The Daily Record photographed a number of smokers outside the Beatson Cancer Centre in Glasgow
SafetySignSupplies.co.uk (uk)
added Jul 9, 2012 11:55
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[Australia] Another tragic scene from our filthy planet: Underwater footage shows fish attempting to EAT a filthy cigarette butt carelessly dropped in the ocean near Melbourne

The cigarette butt is captured descending towards the ocean floor as fish swim around it in eager interest. They swim towards the toxic butt and attempt to latch onto it, bouncing around the coral. The footage was filmed by a freediver, Jules, who sha
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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A GIF Guide to How Smoking Is Putting Your Pet's Life in Danger

Animals don’t like cigarettes! So before you pick up a pack, familiarize yourself with the ways in which your addiction is putting your pet’s health at risk. When they're not healthy, you're not happy. Oh, and bet on those mounting vet bills putting a hug
Complex
added May 21, 2018 18:45
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[UK] CHOWNEY: Take dangerous litter off the street- no butts

So far, over 90% of the tickets issued have been for dropping cigarette ends. There have been complaints about this, with some smokers believing this to be unfair, and that cigarette ends aren’t really litter. But they are. And what’s more, they’re far m
Hastings Observer (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 14:49
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Tobacco industry responsibility for butts: a Model Tobacco Waste Act [FREE FULL TEXT]

This report describes how a Model Tobacco Waste Act may be adopted by national and subnational jurisdictions to address the environmental impacts of TPW. Such a law will also reduce tobacco use and its health consequences by raising attention to the envir
Tobacco Control
added Mar 2, 2016 09:03
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