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Butt

An obsolete measure of volume equivalent to 126 gallons.
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According to the latest National Litter Index Report, cigarette butts continue to be the most littered item in WA - making up 29 per cent of the litter stream.
Most butts will be in the 100-120 litre range and are perfectly adequate.
As butts have poor biodegradability, it takes many years for them to break down, while heavy metals such as arsenic, chromium, nickel and cadmium trapped in the filters leach into soil and waterways.
Butts ran to his sister's home nearby where his young nephew Thomas Jones came out to help but was punched in the face by Ms Williams' angry brother.
High officials in the city of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada are pleased to announce that the cigarette butts recycling program that debuted in this urban area towards the end of 2013 is going according to plan.
VANCOUVER To clean the streets of cigarette butts and test local appetites for a refund system similar to beverage bottle deposits, West End Cleanup group held a "cigarette butt buy-back" day on June 16, 2013.
Sparrows and house finches in the megacity are using old cigarette butts to construct their nests and, according to ornithologists, the technique might not just be a matter of using a readily accessible building material.
Cigarette butts are the most littered item in the United States and the world.
While they may have ignored the health risks, their decision unfortunately also means the nation's waterways, beaches and public spaces will continue to be littered by cigarette butts.
AFTER more than two years on our "most wanted" list, we finally got the chance to tackle ticket tout Roland Butts over all the heartbreak and hardship he's caused.
The court refused to hear any of Butts argument and maintained the sentence given to him in the year 2000, i.
While most anti-tobacco work focuses on the harms of tobacco smoke and nicotine, a new group of public health advocates is taking on yet another hazardous aspect of smoking: cigarette butts.