cigarette butt


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small part of a cigarette that is left after smoking

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Dropping a cigarette butt or gum is a littering offence which can lead to a PS120 fixed penalty notice or a fine of up to PS2,500 and a criminal conviction if the matter proceeds to court.
When a cigarette butt enters the water, it starts leaking these substances within hours and the consequences are deadly for the fish and other marine life.
But the fire started inside the building… so for company Le Bras this is not a hypothesis, it was not a cigarette butt that set Notre-Dame de Paris on fire," Le Bras Freres spokesman Marc Eskenazi said.
Our campaigns on cigarette butt collection have gone global," she said.
In western Taiwan's Miaoli County, an expert informant who reports on those who litter cigarette butts earns NT$100,000 for providing evidence of the offenders in the act to the EPA.
Judge Rhys Rowlands allowed an appeal by Maria Tracey who denied she had been standing outside her car in the car park at Prestatyn Retail Park or that she had dropped a cigarette butt.
At a full meeting of Liverpool council on Wednesday evening, cabinet member for highways and city services, Cllr Steve Munby, said he was "guilty as charged" for targeting smokers who drop cigarette butts in public.
Mohajerani, a senior lecturer in RMIT's School of Engineering in Melbourne, Australia, said: "I have been dreaming for many years about finding sustainable and practical methods for solving the problem of cigarette butt pollution.
In addition to being a green solution to the growing problem of cigarette butt waste, the resulting material has also been shown to store more energy than commercially available options including carbon, graphene, and carbon nanotubes, according to a study published in Nanotechnology.
"The average cigarette butt contains numerous chemicals which may be considered health hazards," states the co-authors Dr.
A MAN has been left with a hefty bill topping PS600 after dropping a cigarette butt in Durham city centre.
The City of Toronto is asking the Ontario government to consider making cigarette companies financially responsible for the age-old problem of cigarette butt street litter.
VANCOUVER To clean the streets of cigarette butts and test local appetites for a refund system similar to beverage bottle deposits, West End Cleanup group held a "cigarette butt buy-back" day on June 16, 2013.