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Cigarette Litter Prevention Program

Lack of awareness of the environmental impact of cigarette butt litter has caused the littering rate of cigarette butts to grow to 65% in recent years and continues to be an emerging concern.
Keep America Beautul
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59

Program Reduces Cigarette Litter By 60 Percent

Keep America Beautiful...announced an average 60 percent reduction in cigarette litter in communities that implemented its Cigarette Litter Prevention Program in 2016, a 10 percent increase over the 2015 program results. The Cigarette Litter Prevention Pr
added Apr 7, 2017 16:30
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[UK] Gotcha! 350 litter louts fined £75 for dropping cigarettes in Worcester

MORE than 350 people have been slapped with £75 fines for dropping cigarette butts in Worcester since October, it has emerged. The litter blitz has seen Worcester City Council dish out a staggering £27,375 in on-the-spot penalties during the last six mon
Worcester News (Newsquest [Worcester) Limited] (uk)
added Apr 1, 2017 22:01

[California] Long Beach hopes to stamp out cigarette butt litter

Thirty-three businesses along the city’s Broadway corridor have already signed up for the “Can Your Butts” campaign, which provides participants with posters, pocket ashtrays and cigarette waste receptacles.
Long Beach (CA) Press-Telegram
added Apr 1, 2017 21:43

[California] City Aims to Curb Cigarette Litter with New Waste Receptacles, Recycling Program

The City of Long Beach took new measures to curb littering and promote recycling by unveiling the first cigarette butt waste receptacle of the Can Your Butts program at Gallagher’s Pub and Grill on Broadway Friday afternoon. Second District Councilmembe
Long Beach (CA) Post
added Apr 1, 2017 18:06

[Connecticut] Bulldog Butt Hunt slated for April 18 to address tobacco litter on campus

Tobacco-Free Yale is hosting the Bulldog Butt Hunt, a volunteer collection event during Earth Week. In 2015, President Salovey announced the Tobacco-Free Yale campaign aimed at creating a healthy, tobacco-free campus through awareness events, smoking ces
Yale News
added Mar 31, 2017 01:57
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[Pennsylvania] Ridley OKs smoking ban in township parks and fields

With the approval of Ordinance No.2029 by the commissioners at their March meeting, township parks and athletic fields will now be tobacco free. “Tobacco-free parks provide children with a clean and healthy place to play, as discarded tobacco waste makes
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Mar 30, 2017 16:17
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[UK] Non-smoking driver, 21, accuses her council of 'scamming motorists' after she was fined for throwing a cigarette butt out of her car window

Amber Webb was given a £50 fine after a Community Protection Officer claimed to have seen her throw the item out of her car. But the 21-year-old's outraged family claim she has been 'victimised and scammed' by Nottingham City Council.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 18:39

[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Keep those butts off our beaches

By this summer, Old Lyme is expected to join the list. It makes sense for all Connecticut communities to find a way to keep their parks and beaches tobacco free. Two states – Maine and Oregon – have regulations banning smoking at state-owned parks and be
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 25, 2017 20:55

[Oklahoma] Student advocates say no to tobacco, yes to cleanup

"The whole reason why we're here is because it is tobacco-free and we're still finding cigarette butts in our park," Buechele said. "I have a daughter who's 2, and I bring here to the park to play, and secondhand smoke is so harmful. I don't want my daug
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Mar 24, 2017 17:14
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