Tags : Cigarette butts


Are e-cigarettes bad for the environment?

Teenage vaping has been a hot topic in American media, but a new criticism of e-cigarettes has taken center stage: pollution. E-cigarette pods, e-liquids, and batteries have become “the new cigarette butts.” In terms of environmental pollution, however, this comparison is quite exaggerated. A local online newspaper in Colorado has just written an article about […]En savoir plus


Cigarette butts a major source of pollution

The public health danger posed by cigarettes is well known, but the effects of smoking on the environment are less understood. However, we already know that cigarette butts are a major source of pollution throughout the world. In the United States, a new initiative has begun to alert the public of this environmental scourge. Many […]En savoir plus

Laws & Regulations

France: 30 billion cigarette butts a year, Minister looking for solutions

On April 3rd, 2018, the Frenth minister for environmental transition, Brune Poirson, and Prime Minister Édouard Philippe presented their plan to establish liability of cigarette manufacturers regarding used cigarette filters and the pollution they cause. Brune Poirson met with tobacco company representatives on June 14th. Her objective is to raise awareness in these groups of this critical, […]En savoir plus