Dirty Butts: Combating Cigarette Litter and Pollution


Cigarette butts are the most abundant type of litter found in our roadways and are one of the deadliest forms of waste littered. Tossed out of car windows and from sidewalks, cigarette butts cause millions in economic damages, not to mention loss of life, from fires every year. However, the lesser known story of cigarette butts is just as menacing: cigarette butts are actually tiny packets of toxins that, once littered, enter our marine ecosystems and wreak havoc and wildlife and water quality.

Learn about what you can do to help fight one of the most dangerous types of litter.

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