Headlines Tagged with Litter — 2,882 headlines found
France will force tobacco companies to help end the scourge of cigarette butts that litter streets and contaminate water, unless they take voluntary action in the next three months, a government minister said on Thursday.
Jun 14, 2018 Reuters
added Jun 15, 2018 09:02
It's a chargeable offence in the city of Toronto to throw litter on public or private property, and new regulations are making it mandatory for business owners to provide receptacles for patrons who smoke.
Oct 7, 2016 Metro (ca)
added Oct 11, 2016 14:42
California has led the way in banning smoking from many parks and beaches. Cities in all 50 states have followed suit. Was it because of health concerns? Sure, in part. But I think the bans were mostly about the fact that it is just plain gross to turn a
Jul 9, 2013 Los Angeles Times
added Jul 9, 2013 19:01
There are some 10.3 million smokers in Italy, or around 19 percent of the population. The new laws aim to reduce this number and prevent some of the 83 thousand deaths smoking causes in Italy each year.
Feb 2, 2016 The Local Italy (it)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:02
Smokers in Taipei light up about 4 billion cigarettes a year, the Taipei City Government said yesterday, which means if discarded cigarette butts were stacked one on top of the other the height would rise 40,000 times taller than the 509-meter-tall Taipei
Jun 5, 2013 AsiaOne (sg)
added Jun 5, 2013 17:51
From now on, Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services says a fine of $500 can be levied against anyone who discards burning material that creates a hazardous situation. Anyone tossing cigarettes or other burning material onto grass, vegetation or debris can be
May 17, 2017 GlobalTV (ca)
added May 19, 2017 15:05
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
Mar 4, 2011 Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 4, 2011 00:00
[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
Jun 20, 2018 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
Flicking a cigarette butt out of your car window could get you slapped with a hefty fine and community service. Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed into law a bill that labels cigarette butts as litter and allows the fines. The measure by Republican Rep. Patri
May 20, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added May 20, 2014 08:12