Environmental Info

 

We all know how bad tobacco cigarettes are for you and your health. But, have you ever thought of tobacco's "footprint" on our environment?

 

Did you know:

 

  • When people smoke around the world, carbon monoxide is pumped into our air.
  • Nearly 600 million trees of forest are destroyed each year to provide wood to dry tobacco.
  • A modern cigarette manufacturing machine can use over 3 miles of paper an hour
  • Cigarette butts are the number 1 piece of garbage cleaned from the beaches of the world
  • 1 out of 4 forest fires are started by cigarette butts
  • Cigarette butts take up to 15 years to break down, and release toxins in to the earth
  • Trillions of Cigarette butts are discarded each year