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They pick up more than 50,000 cigarette shots in the city in two hours



Illustration of cigarette shot. – F. Durand / SIPA

You may have noticed them on Saturday afternoon wearing a floral vest and a plastic bottle, busy scratching the ground. Zero Waste Strasbourg organized a large collection of butts in the city center. Gloved, the volunteers have picked up 50,000 cigarette cuts in two hours that have been taken back to Kléber's place there
League against cancer and the city, the partner's operator, kept information about the dangers of tobacco, and contaminants of buttocks were thrown so often on the ground.
The precious harvest, which went well beyond the 20,000 volunteers expected before the operation, were dumped into a large graduated plexiglas tube for the bill.

A cane infects 500 liters of water

As a reminder, a similar venture was conducted in Paris at the end of March, near La Villette's basin and 23,000 butter had collected at 1:30.

Waste the most threw in the world, the body takes more than ten years to deteriorate. It contains chemicals that pollute away from the streets due to rainwater. A butt actually affects 500 liters of water.


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