Saturday, October 27, 2007

Cigarette Butts & Surfrider Foundation

You don't like to kiss butt, so why would I like to live in it?

Litter Statistics, according to The Surfrider Foundation:
  • In just one day 230,000 cigarette butts were collected from California beaches during the 2000 Coastal Cleanup Day. Cigarette butts were the number one trash item found (
  • According to the Ocean Conservancy, cigarette butt litter accounts for one in every five items collected during cleanups, making it the most prevalent form of litter on earth.
  • There are over 176,000,000 pounds of discarded cigarette butts in the United States each year.
  • Over 4.5 trillion cigarettes are littered worldwide each year. They are the most littered item in the world (

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Great graphic. Muchas gracias.

Mark Babski