Earth Day 2010 promoting environmental citizenship - Tobacco A Major Culprit..


April 22, 2009 -

Earth Day - Tobacco Control Guide - Goal: To include cigarette litter and pollution control in Earth Day activities as part of a comprehensive tobacco prevention and control program to increase awareness of the detrimental effects of tobacco use to people and the environment and to consequently reduce tobacco use. Program Outline..


We all wait to see if California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will sign the bill today that would ban smoking on state-run beaches and parks..

This year we are highlighting the Earth Day 2010 work of the California Youth Advocacy Network (CYAN)..





CYAN: Earth Day Turnkey Kit - April 22, 2010..

CYAN: Destruction for Addiction: Tobacco’s Effect on the Environment Earth Day 2010..

CYAN Advertisement: That’s more than 8 million butts every minute!

CYAN Advertisement: Would you smoke the tailpipe of your car!

Three cigarettes can cause more air pollution than a diesel car's exhaust..

San Francisco - smokers as of October 1, 2009 pay 20 cents when paying for cigarettes. The extra fee is for cleaning up cigarette butts that are illegally discarded on streets and in gutters.

The United Kingdom is looking into charging tobacco companies for cigarette butt cleanup..

Manchester, England - supports bid to tax tobacco giants over cigarette butts..

United Kingdom (UK) - should tobacco companies be forced to pay for cigarette butt litter??

News briefs Earth Day 2009 and 2008:
Earth Day 2009 promoting environmental citizenship - Tobacco A Major Culprit..;
Earth Day 2008 promoting environmental citizenship - Tobacco A Major Culprit..

1 comments:

  Amelia Silbert-Geiger

August 5, 2010 at 2:39 PM

Hi! I stumbled across your blog and wanted to say thanks for sharing California Youth Advocacy Networks sites and resources!! We really appreciate the links to our Earth Day materials and hope it has helped you and your readers!

You can also find CYAN on Facebook: CYAN's Facebook Fan Page and Twitter: CYAN on Twitter . Let's connect and stay in touch!

Thanks!
~Amelia~