Plastic straw ban? Cigarette butts are the single greatest source of ocean trash

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Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care


Cigarette butts have long been the single most collected item on the world’s beaches, with a total of more than 60 million collected over 32 years.

The No. 1 man-made contaminant in the world’s oceans is the small but ubiquitous cigarette butt — and it has mostly avoided regulation. That soon could change, if a group of committed activists has its way…

Read Full Article; NBC News (08-27-2018)

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