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Yet Another Reason Not to Smoke

May 8, 2009

CIGARETTES

According to a study at San Diego State University, cigarette butts are the world’s most commonly littered material and they are destroying marine and fresh-water fish.  Action must be taken to  enforce new disposal methods of the harmful waste.

…even one butt in a liter of water can kill the fish in a period of 96 hours.

… as the number one single item picked up on beach cleanup days…it’s a toxic hazardous waste product…

To learn more click here

(Picture taken from canadianshorelinecleanup.wordpress.com)

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