Headlines Tagged with Litter — 2,850 headlines found
A pointless bylaw targeting people who drop cigarette butts was not all for nothing, councillors say. The Wellington City Council voted last year for a bylaw making it an offence to throw away cigarette butts instead of properly disposing of them, despi
May 3, 2018 New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 3, 2018 20:15
The campaign also aims to tackle new research revealed by KNZB showing the top items littered in public places by New Zealanders, with the key culprit being cigarette butts (78% of litter), followed by takeaway packaging (5%).
Apr 25, 2018 Ethical Marketing News (uk)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:32
from the frozen ground, the research team found it contained up to 12,000 tiny to microscopic bits of plastic, some from cigarette filters... About half the plastics were of the same six types, which included packing materials, a material used to make cig
Apr 24, 2018 AOL News
added Apr 25, 2018 17:11
The French government is looking to the tobacco industry to come up with a green solution to the problem of the cigarette butts which litter the country's streets. Every year in France, 30 billion cigarette butts are thrown on the ground.
Apr 25, 2018 The Local France (fr)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:16
Wildland fires caused by cigarette butts likely tossed from cars, also the fire that burned a line of townhomes in Colorado Springs. A resident tried to put out a cigarette in a flower pot. Instead of dirt, it was mulch material that ignited.
Apr 19, 2018 KOAA NBC 5/30 (Colo. Springs/Pueblo, CO)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:49
he signed up for the civilian service, not realizing at the time that his new adversary would be cigarette butts and that the streets of Xi'an, Shaanxi province, would be his new field of battle. "One day, I bumped into sanitation workers picking up cig
Apr 20, 2018 China Daily (cn)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:38
The process of growing tobacco, manufacturing tobacco products and delivering them to retailers causes severe and irreversible damage to the environment..."From start to finish, the tobacco life cycle is an overwhelmingly polluting and damaging process,"
Apr 20, 2018 Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:01
A new patio smoking ban bylaw is great news for many diners, but less than a month into the new rule, it has already lead to an abundance of trash. Littered cigarette butts are almost impossible for many Winnipeggers to miss outside of local bars and r
Apr 19, 2018 Global News (ca)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:07
Individuals accused of dropping cigarettes in various parts of the city, including Broadmead and Temple Meads train station, will be prosecuted at Bristol Magistrates’ Court from 10am. The cases, which have been brought by Bristol City Council, are beli
Apr 18, 2018 Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Apr 19, 2018 16:18
Matches, cigarette butts and packets now account for 60pc of Dublin street litter, the National Litter Pollution Monitoring System (NLPMS) found in a report.
Apr 12, 2018 Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 15, 2018 18:16