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[UK] Bin Your Butt campaign to be launched in Ferndown

Litter Free Dorset - a group of local organisations, charities and community groups who work together to reduce the social, economic and environmental impacts of litter - is launching its Bin Your Butt campaign in Ferndown this month.
Somerset Live (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:04
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[New Jersey] South Plainfield Adopts a "Smoke-Free" Ordinance

The Mayor and Council have amended the ordinance to expand the smoke-free zones.... It no longer allows for designated smoking areas in the parks. It will allow people to leave Borough Hall on Court Day without having to pass through a cloud of smoke. Sm
TAPinto.net
added Sep 9, 2017 15:23
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Small changes, big impact: how to reduce waste in your daily life

During Zero Waste Week, here are ways you can reduce your impact on the environment:...Quit smoking: cigarette butts are the most commonly discarded item worldwide, and they are considered toxic waste, damaging water supplies and making their way into the
Reuters
added Sep 4, 2017 11:59
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[UK] When neighbours don't become good friends! Hilarious passive-aggressive notes about bad parking and unkempt lawns will make you thankful you don't live next door to these residents

Doesn't the cat know that smoking is a filthy habit? These neighbours had some fun with their note asking their neighbours not to drop cigarette butts near their home +16
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 26, 2017 15:14
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[Switzerland] RAJU: ‘Butt out, but don’t litter!’

Geneva could become the cleanest city in the world, resident Vijay Raju argues, if smokers would dispose of their butts properly...some fascinating observations and offers a few practical solutions.
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:20
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[UK] Smokers quizzed over Albion's survival chances at the litter bin

A ‘ballot bin’ has been fixed to a post at the taxi rank in Chapel Road and invites smokers to vote on a simple question by putting their cigarette ends in one of two slots... “This is a fun way of getting across a serious point. “Cigarette ends are the
The Argus Brighton Hove and Sussex (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:37
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[Australia] HICKMAN: Why we should pave roads with cigarette butts

And this isn’t the first time that Mohajerani has garnered headlines for discovering new and inventive ways to deal with Australia’s Philip Morris-manufactured leftovers. In 2016, he published research suggesting that cigarette butts should be entombed i
Mother Nature Network (blog)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:40
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[Canada] 22-year-old man dies after being punched inside Starbucks in Burnaby, B.C.

"The woman tossed a cigarette out the window and he [Page-Vincelli] picked it up and he threw it back at her," said Michael Zimeras, who was one of the witnesses outside the coffee shop at the time. The woman went inside a nearby bank and came out with
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 10, 2017 15:37
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[Australia] Used Cigarettes Are Bad for the Environment, But Here’s an Innovative Solution

Mohajerani found that cigarette butts could safely be an ingredient in asphalt. The good news is that this asphalt holds up even under the strain of heavy vehicle traffic. ...Even better, cigarette asphalt conducts less heat than the typical pavement, mea
Care2.com
added Aug 9, 2017 14:02
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Physico-mechanical properties of asphalt concrete incorporated with encapsulated cigarette butts

The reduction in bulk density of AC caused by incorporating encapsulated CBs, increases the porosity, particularly when encapsulating in higher grade bitumen, which, in turn, lowers its thermal conductivity. This helps reduce the Urban Heat Island effect
Science Direct
added Aug 8, 2017 14:11
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