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Cigarette ends take years to break down. They can be eaten by children and animals, and contain toxic chemicals which can leach into soil, contaminating water supplies.
Fines for littering
36% of our streets contain drink related litter, most of which could have been recycled. Instead, it looks awful, attracts vermin and can trap wildlife.
A-Z of recycling
An alarming 25% of our streets in Carmarthenshire are littered with facemasks, gloves or wipes, which should be put in a litter bin or black bag at home.
Dropping litter can kill. One piece of litter can travel through the environment, killing numerous animals.
Litter management plan 2014 - 18 (614KB, pdf)