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[UK] Live: Bristol ‘litter police’ take people to court over dropped cigarettes

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
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Apr 19, 2018 16:18
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[Ireland] Revealed: 60pc of litter on Dublin streets is 'cigarette waste'

Matches, cigarette butts and packets now account for 60pc of Dublin street litter, the National Litter Pollution Monitoring System (NLPMS) found in a report.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 15, 2018 18:16
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[California] Going High-Tech to Clear the Air

The new endeavor will utilize a cellphone-friendly tracking app to scan QR codes placed on existing signage throughout the 304-acre campus. Students, faculty and staff can scan the QR code when they see tobacco litter or someone using tobacco, and a geog
California State University San Marcos
added Apr 14, 2018 16:28
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[UK] CHOWNEY: Take dangerous litter off the street- no butts

So far, over 90% of the tickets issued have been for dropping cigarette ends. There have been complaints about this, with some smokers believing this to be unfair, and that cigarette ends aren’t really litter. But they are. And what’s more, they’re far m
Hastings Observer (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 14:49
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[Australia] Council to ban smoking at Macquarie Mall?

In the March Liverpool Council meeting, a motion was addressed regarding complaints from residents about the impact smoking had at Liverpoool’s Macquarie Mall. The motion was carried to collate community feedback in the form of a survey to help council
Liverpool City Champion (au)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:56
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[Wisconsin] Health initiative offers grants to pick up butts

Youth organizations and middle school faculty members who get off their butts might get a $100 mini-grant from the La Crosse Area Health Initiative in its third annual initiative to pick up cigarette butts in connection with Earth Day.
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] S. Korean City Turns Cigarette Butts into Pest-Killing Compost

The city of Guri has developed a machine that transforms cigarette butts into compost and is now trialing the technology on government office grounds. Placed inside a smoking booth, the machine is the first of its kind to be implemented in South Korea.
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Mar 30, 2018 19:01
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[Australia] 'Get your sh*t together!' Two 13-year-old girls go to extreme measures after becoming fed up with people throwing their cigarette butts on the ground

A make-shift ashtray popped up in Chippendale on Thursday, drawing attention to the enormous amount of cigarette butts discarded on the streets of the inner-city Sydney suburb. 'This many cigarettes found within one block of Chippendale, get your sh*t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:26
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[Arkansas] Volunteers ‘kick’ in against tobacco, litter

the volunteers, including 17-year-old Boone Walker (inset) with the IGNITS Youth Group, donned disposable gloves and picked up cigarette butts and trash around the Boone County Courthouse.
Harrison (AR) Daily Times
added Mar 23, 2018 21:37
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Tourist beaches in Thailand to issue new bans to protect popular holiday islands

The increase in numbers, up from 35.3 million in 2017, has caused a large amount of damage to the islands as tourism increases... The smoking ban will come into place from November 1 after over 138,000 butts were found on one beach in September. Feedin
Daily Express (uk)
added Mar 21, 2018 13:45
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