Registrants will be equipped with a free action kit, bags and gloves to help clean up cigarette butts
in their community.
Littering is already illegal, so presumably Oregon's beaches could be made free of cigarette butts
if only the state would enforce the laws already on the books.
She added: "I asked them to show me this cigarette butt
, but they said they couldn't.
BEIRUT: Cigarette butts
are the most common form of litter around the globe, according to a report in the Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology.
Constantino Macias Garcia noticed that birds in Mexico City were using old cigarette butts
in their nest construction, he hypothesized that the butts might not be all bad.
Colonel Al Mutawa said that fires from "glowing objects" like cigarette butts
and charcoal have caused casualties and property damage in major incidents.
During the investigation, police collected 72 cigarette butts
from a staircase at the apartment and found that saliva on one of them matched Mori's DNA type.
are the most littered item in the United States and the world.
The invention--variously called 'Butt it and Box it[R]', the Cigarette Butt
Disposer, or CBD--is, I think, a typically simple yet brilliant solution to a huge problem.
Po the pit viper had his first puff when owner Sho Lao threw away a cigarette butt
and now has a two-a-day habit.
Launched in 2007 by tobacco researchers, the Cigarette Butt
Pollution Project is already entrenched in studying, creating and implementing policies that eliminate cigarette butt
waste and its toxic effects from the environment.
A typical cigarette butt
can take anywhere from 18 months to 10 years to decompose, depending on environmental conditions.