Tag - Pollution

Cigarette butts: how the no 1 most littered objects are choking our coasts

Some count long stretches of powdery white sand, others are fringed by dramatic cliffs. But no matter the beach or its location, there’s little escape from the blight that plagues many of them: cigarette butts. Spain’s nearly 5,000 miles of coastline are no exception. “On beaches where smoking is allowed, unfortunately cigarette butts continue to rank as...

Barcelona bans bad fumes on its beaches, no smoking on sand or in sea

Barcelona City Council last week approved a total ban on smoking on the city’s beaches, which has been in force since Monday, July 25 Smoking will only be allowed in areas where there are beach bars or restaurants, but not on the sand or in the sea, according to Antena 3. Smoking is prohibited both on the...