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270.000 cigarette butts collected by 240 volunteers in 3 hours in Brussels

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NEW STUDY FINDS CIGARETTE FILTERS TO BE THE WORST CONTAMINANT IN OUR OCEANS

Plastic straws have been the target recently of corporations, retailers, and even states and cities. Everyone from top hotel chains and fast food giants are introducing their own plastic straw bans. However, according to a new report, the source of this collective energy may be misplaced. 

The report suggests that the biggest man-made contaminant of the world’s oceans is not plastic straws, or even plastic bags, but cigarette filters, or butts.