Cigarette butts biggest scourge along Canada's shores

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Cigarette butts - by the tens of thousands - are the No. 1 item recovered during the annual TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup.

Eric Solomon, vice president of conservation, research and education, at the Vancouver Aquarium, said few Canadians seem to recognize cigarette butts are trash.

"Many people who would never throw, for instance, a plastic bag on the ground, would go ahead and toss a cigarette butt on the ground and step on it and leave it there," he said.

*I suspect with their ban on smoking in establishments and buildings they have gone outside to smoke and now it's being chucked outside instead.
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