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Assemblyman Wants Cigarette Butts Banned In California

because of the environmental risk they pose to the state’s wildlife and fish. Assemblyman Mark Stone (D) says he’s not only trying to be a trailblazer in California, but would also like to see butts banned across the country. “This is what birds eat, fi
CBS 13 / KOVR (West Sacramento, CA)
added Jan 15, 2014 08:52

[Asia, India] Bangalore: No ifs and butts. No smoking in public places

Around 2,000 hotels and restaurants in the city are set to become smoke-free in a few days in order to comply with the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distrib
DNA India (in)
added Dec 24, 2013 23:20

KABAT: The Real Motivation Behind Park And Beach Smoking Bans

journal Health Affairs, Ronald Bayer and Kathleen Bachynski, researchers at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public, examine the scientific justification for these bans. The article is unusual for the authors’ willingness to take an independent look at both
added Jul 23, 2013 19:38

[Canada] Leaving no butts behind: TerraCycle launches second year of ambitious program to recycle cigarette waste

TerraCycle and Imperial Tobacco Canada to partner in 2012 in an innovative program to recycle the butts, inner foil, outer wrap, unused tobacco, ashes and other elements that comprise cigarette waste - the most littered item in Canada and worldwide. As a
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 19, 2013 14:48

[Canada] Local group wants smokers to pay a dollar deposit per pack

The West End Cleanup group decided to offer one penny for every butt returned. That translated into $20 for every one pound of butts turned in. It took the group three hours to burn through their $500 budget.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jun 17, 2013 00:46

Butt FAQ

In this one-page summary we provide the essential facts that everyone should know about cigarette butt waste in the environment. We encourage you to download and share it!
Cigarette Butt Pollution Project / Cigarette Butt Advisory Group (UCSD)
added Jun 8, 2013 19:17

Do Yourself and Mother Earth a Favor: Don’t Smoke

Today is Earth Day, and we couldn’t let the day pass without pointing out that cigarettes are not only the world’s number one cause of preventable death, they’re also a major cause of air, land and water pollution. ... Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co., a Rey
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 16, 2013 02:56

Reynolds subsidiary funding cigarette recycling

A subsidiary of the nation's second-largest cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is funding a national recycling program to reward do-gooders for cleaning up tobacco waste and turn cigarette butts into pellets used to make items such as plastic shippin
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 14, 2012 13:01

Recycling programs tackle problem of cigarette butts

programs that not only encourage people to pick up the butts but also recycle them. Contrary to what many smokers may think, cigarette filters are not biodegradable
USA Today
added Jun 18, 2012 22:46

[Canada] Vancouverites can now be fined $500 for improperly discarding cigarettes

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
GlobalTV (ca)
added May 19, 2017 15:05
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