Our vision is for a "butt-free environment"
In Australia, a WWF report estimates that up to 8.9 billion cigarette butts are littered each year.
Clean Up Australia reports that cigarette butts are 20% of all recorded litter in Australia.
Research shows it can take up to 15 years for a cigarette butt to break down in sea water.
Cigarette butt filters contain cellulose acetate, a fibrous plastic.
Chemicals from butts leach into water in one hour and can harm our marine species.
Discarded cigarette butts are a contributor to hundreds of fires in Australia each year.
Tobacco filters are a single-use plastic. They are problematic and unnecessary.
We advocate for a ban, as they provide no benefit to health.
The rapid increase of vaping poses a new risk for the environment.
What if we are successful in our mission? Learn more about this emerging threat.
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We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We recognise they have cared and maintained the beautiful environment for time immemorial. We would like to pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and extend that respect to all Indigenous communities.
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