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Love Your Mother

Mother Earth that is. Not surprisingly, tobacco waste, such as cigarette butts, has a serious and unsightly impact on the environment. In fact, an estimated 845,000 tons of cigarette butts end up as litter per year worldwide! That's a lot of butts. This Earth Day (April 22), why not start a Cigarette Litter Prevention program. To learn how click here. You can also help make your immediate JHU environment become smoke-free. Click here to sign an electronic petition sponsored by HKB.

And just for fun you can make a cigarette bunny like the one below. This was created by New England artist Tom Deininger out of the cigarette butts that he picked up from beach parking lots. Talk about recycling!