Every Butt Hurts


Cigarette butts contain artificial fibers that are not biodegradable and they harbor toxic chemicals.   Every cigarette butt thrown on the ground stays there until someone picks it up!   Dispose of your cigarette butts in a proper container.

Waltz of the Flying Butts [video]

In the past decade, cigarette smoking in America has decreased 28 percent, yet cigarette butts remain the most littered item – in the U.S. and across the globe.

Dropping cigarette butts to the ground.....

...putting them in planters....

...tossing them in waterways....

arrow pointing to text  is LITTERING.


Keep your butts where they belong with a free pocket ashtray!

pocket ashtray - get one today!Keep Winston-Salem Beautiful has a supply of sturdy, reuseable pocket ashtrays. The ashtrays measure 3 inches long, 2-1/8 inches wide and 5/8 of an inch thick and have a metal liner. The sliding cover shuts securely to prevent any spills in your pocket or purse. Not a smoker? Get one for the smoker you know!

Pocket ashtrays are available by calling CityLink at 727-8000.

Every Butt Hurts  Every Butt Hurts

Take the cigarette butts Quiz  

Waltz of the Flying Butts [video]

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