Smoker's butts causing global litter havoc

Updated July 7 2021 - 11:53am, first published 11:47am
Cigarette butts are the most littered item on the planet, with trillions discarded each year.

The world's 1.3 billion smokers "improperly dispose of" an estimated 4.5 trillion cigarettes each year, making the butts "the most littered item on the planet", according to STOP, an anti-tobacco organisation.

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