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[New York] LETTER: Cigarette litter impacts us all (letter to the editor)

I commend Assemblyman Matteo for passing the series of anti-litter bills. One of the most littered items is cigarette butts.... NYC is very fortunate to have smoke-free parks and beaches, but we must continue to increase the number of voluntary tobacco-f
Staten Island (NY) Live
added Jul 16, 2018 14:34
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[UK-Wales] Smoking Litter Still A Big Problem In Wales

A new report published by Keep Wales Tidy has revealed the prevalence of smoking-related litter and the far-reaching impacts on our health, wildlife and environment. During recent street cleanliness surveys, smoking-related litter was found on 80.3% of
Wales247 (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:41
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[Canada] Holy smokes! 57 kg worth of cigarette butts picked up in Igloolik

People in Igloolik, Nunavut, are noticing how clean their streets and public spaces are after picking up 57 kilograms worth of cigarette butts during its community cleanup. Car overload: Iqaluit has 6,000 vehicles, only 8,000 residents With an average c
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 8, 2018 21:55
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Laborers' cigarette butts ignite Jakarta MRT cable: Management

A fire that broke out and burned a reel of cable at an MRT construction site near Lebak Bulus Station in South Jakarta on Tuesday was caused by cigarette butts thrown away by construction workers. MRT Jakarta corporate secretary Tubagus Hikmatullah said
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 10, 2018 02:56
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[Florida] Readers loathe smokers who treat the beach like an ashtray, but a ban on butts draws mixed reaction

we asked readers whether it was time for the Florida Legislature to ban smoking on Florida’s beaches. It would be up to the state lawmakers to bring down the ban hammer, because regulating smoking outdoors has been preempted by the legislature, meaning
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jul 6, 2018 02:28
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[Ireland] Laois fire service appeal to smokers after roadside fire

Laois fire crews attended a number of roadside grass fires over the last couple of days as the heatwave sizzled in Ireland. Crews attended a grass fire at the side of the M7 motorway at J21 Borris-in-Ossory last Friday.
Leinster Express (ie)
added Jul 6, 2018 02:35
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[Asia, China] Smoke the vote: Cigarette butt disposal for favored soccer teams

Six tins resembling ballot boxes have been set up at a beach in Qinhuangdao, North China's Hebei province, for people to dispose of cigarette butts by voting for their favorite teams at this year's World Cup in Russia.
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 21, 2018 18:49
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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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[Ireland] Minister calls on smokers to kick their littering habit

According to the 2017 National Litter Pollution Report, cigarette-related litter - mainly butts - was responsible for more than 56pc of rubbish discarded on the country's streets. Packaging items like cardboard, paper, bottles and caps, glass and cans c
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:34
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[Ireland] Smokers held responsible for most littering

A fifth of Irish people are smokers but their litter is responsible for more than half of that found on the country’s streets. Cigarette butts accounted for 52.5 per cent of the rubbish left on streets last year, but when boxes, wrappers, matches, match
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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