cigarette butt

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small part of a cigarette that is left after smoking

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In the cigarette butt case, Steve Maxey, assistant chief executive to North Warwickshire Borough Council, said: "Recent surveys have shown that over 80 per cent of litter is made up of cigarette ends and other smoking related materials.
Cigarette butts are the most littered item globally, making them now only an eyesore, but a massive environmental problem.
Gary Barton, of Oak Lea, Witton Gilbert, was spotted by a neighbourhood warden from Durham County Council throwing the cigarette butt on to the ground outside the Gates Shopping Centre in August 2014.
The 55-year-old, who plays Danny Dyer's on-screen mother, Shirley Carter, in the BBC was found not guilty of calling the woman a "n***" after being reprimanded for dropping a cigarette butt outside the premises.
Reasons for a ban would include the health dangers of second-hand smoke, the risk of fire and the fact that cigarette butts often end up as litter on beaches.
They crossed over and came towards me and told me they were fining me for dropping a cigarette butt.
Tired of seeing cigarette butts, dog waste, chewing gum, fly-tipping and litter strewn around the city's neighbourhoods, its officers are embarking on a series of roadshows to show how easy it is to dispose of these items that blight our communities and spoil our quality of life.
Summary: Lebanese duo engineer solution to polluting piles of cigarette butts outside pubs.
He was prosecuted under the Environmental Protection Act, Section 87, for discarding a cigarette butt onto the public highway.
Sparrows and house finches in the megacity are using old cigarette butts to construct their nests and, according to ornithologists, the technique might not just be a matter of using a readily accessible building material.
He added that the fire, which started before the workers left, was caused by a cigarette butt in the bedroom.
I did throw the cigarette butt on the floor, so I put my hands up and paid.
Mizushima brushed aside new test results presented by prosecutors regarding the color change of the cigarette butt, saying the results were not based on experts' advice and scientific knowledge.
In an effort to raise awareness of the cigarette butt litter problem and reduce the amount of cigarette butt litter in the region, the Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter will be conducting Hold Onto Your Butt Awareness Day on Saturday, August 13th from 10 a.
Of these, around 1 in 10 ends up in our waterways--despite the introduction of smoker poles (metal cigarette butt receptacles) outside many public buildings.