In Australia, a WWF report estimates that up to 8.9 billion cigarette butts are littered each year.
Clean Up Australia reports that cigarette butts are 20% of all recorded litter in Australia.
As a charity, No More Butts is taking action.
Research shows it can take up to 15 years for cigarette butts to break down in sea water.
Cigarette butt filters contain cellulose acetate, a fibrous plastic.
There's No More Butts, something must be done.
Chemicals from butts leach into water in one hour and can harm our marine species.
Discarded cigarette butts are a contributor to hundreds of fires in Australia each year.
Tobacco filters (cigarette butts) are a single-use plastic. They are problematic and unnecessary.
As a charity, No More Butts our advocates for a ban, as they provide no benefit to health.
The rapid increase of vaping poses a new risk for the environment.
What if we are successful in the mission of our charity? Learn more about what No More Butts is doing to deal with this emerging threat.
As a registered charity, all donations to No More Butts over $2 are tax deductible for Australian tax payers.
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We recognise they have cared and maintained the beautiful environment for time immemorial. We would like to pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and extend that respect to all Indigenous communities.
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