Did you know that SmokeFree spaces are better for the environment too? Cigarette butts are toxic and not biodegradable.

  • •  In the UK, 120 tonnes of cigarette related litter are discarded on our streets every day
  • •  Cigarettes account for over 40 per cent of street litter
  • •  Cigarette filters can take up to 12 years to degrade
  • •  Approximately 4.5 trillion cigarette butts are littered worldwide each year
  • •  Cigarette butts leak toxins that contaminate water and harm marine life and the environment
  • •  Every day UK smokers throw away about 200 million butts
  • •  Cigarette filters have been found in the stomachs of fish, birds, whales and other marine creatures, who mistake them for food

https://www.ciwm.co.uk/ciwm/knowledge/smoking-related-litter.aspx

 

Our Instagram Feed