BUTTsOUT










BUTTsOUT

BUTTsOUT can be used to reduce cigarette butt litter. Using BUTTsOUT is an easy way for smokers to reduce the billions of cigarette butts that are littered every day.

*Washable, reusable and fire resistant.

*Can fit 6 - 8 cigarette butts.

*Small enough to carry anywhere.

Please contact 393 2168 or 554 2902 for more information.


10 Facts about cigarette butt litter

1. Cigarette butt litter is the world’s greatest environmental litter problem.

2. Approximately 4.3 trillion cigarette butts are littered every year. Over 250 billion butts are littered in the U.S. alone.

3. Almost 1 in 3 cigrette butts end up as litter.

4. Cigarette butts litter dramatically increases where indoor smoking bans are implemented.

5. It can take up to 12 years for a cigarette butt to decompose.

6. Cigarette filters are made up of plastic.

7. A two-year-old child can die from ingesting a single cigarette butt.

8. Cigarette butts have been found in the stomachs of fish, whales, birds and other marine animals, which leads to the ingestion of hazardous chemicals and can cause digestive blockages.

9. Cigarette butts can leach chemicals such as cadmium, lead and arsenic into our marine environment within an hour of contact with water.

10. Only smokers can stop cigarette butt litter.

 




Coral Photograph Credit to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Department of Commerce and Dr. James P. McVey. Dolphins, Japanese Angelfish, Green turtle, and Laysan Albatross photos by James Watt. Humpback whale photo by James Mobeley

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