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[California] Surfrider Foundation Aims to Eliminate Cigarette Littering with Print PSAs

Surfrider Foundation...teamed up with gyro San Francisco in an effort to de-normalise the act of littering cigarettes and to get people thinking... The campaign, entitled 'Snuffed Out Marine Life', seeks to raise awareness and open a dialogue about this
Little Black Book (LBBonline)
added May 4, 2017 15:22

[UK] Hart District Council launches crack down on dog fouling and littering offences

Anyone caught will face a fine of £50 for not clearing up after their dog and £75 for throwing down litter, including cigarette butts
getHampshire (Aldershot News & Mail Group) (uk)
added May 4, 2017 14:03


New: FYI — Chairman’s remarks to shareholders at BAT’s Annual General Meeting...Be tobacco free. Know a youth group? Here’s what you need to present RDRN.
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 26, 2017 21:17

[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] 40 new devices to clear cigarette butts in Dubai

As part of a campaign to clean the cigarette butts off Dubai streets, Dubai Municipality gathered 30kg of cigarette waste from Sheikh Zayed Road in one day. The waste management department also announced 40 new devices to gather cigarette butts and smal
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47

CURTIS: Hold the Tobacco Industry Responsible for Harming our Global Environment

responsibility for the serious, global environmental damage resulting from the production, use and disposal of tobacco products. It’s time for new regulations that hold the tobacco industry responsible for contaminating the environment, humans, and animal
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08

5 ways cigarette litter impacts the environment

Cigarettes make up more than one-third—nearly 38 percent—of all collected litter. Disposing of cigarettes on the ground or out of a car is so common that 75 percent of smokers report doing it. All these cigarette butts cost big bucks to clean up. Cities
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 21, 2017 18:25

North Bay lawmaker proposes ban on smoking at California beaches and parks

Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-Greenbrae, argues his legislation is necessary to address health risks of secondhand smoke, as well as the unsightly and environmentally unfriendly practice of discarding cigarette butts in public outdoor spaces. “Smokers have
Sonoma (CA) Index Tribune
added Apr 20, 2017 14:52
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[UK] Smokers warned about the damaging effects of nicotine...on defenceless trees in Frinton's former leafy Connaught Avenue

SMOKERS who drop cigarette butts in tree enclosures are warned their mindless actions could kill young roots. An unofficial safeguarding warning is being voiced across Frinton to prevent new trees from being poisoned soon after they are planted.
Clacton and Frinton Gazette (uk)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:59

[California] CSUF Fresh Air Advocates pick up 18,343 cigarette butts to promote a smoke-free, healthy campus

Daily Titan (Cal State Fullerton)
added Apr 18, 2017 13:21

[UK] HM Government Litter Strategy for England (PDF)

We believe that councils and the wider public sector, as well as manufacturers and associated trade bodies, need to think about ways to address this litter issue. We are mindful that such discussions should be compliant with the World Health Organisati
added Apr 11, 2017 15:00
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