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Cigarette littering on Chapel

Cigarette littering on Chapel

I live in close proximity to Chapel Street and am constantly disgusted by the extent of littering, particularly in regard to used cigarette butts that are simply thrown on the road and footpaths. I would love to take a long walk down Chapel street and collect as many cigarette butts that I can and then present them to Stonnington City Council. These cigarette butts I am sure largely wash down drains and make their way out to the ocean, polluting our waterways and ocean systems. I would do so with the hope that the council would be motivated to take stronger action on cigarette smokers (in general) and those who do not dispose of them appropriately. By concentrating the problem within one area the council would be able to see the extent of the problem, which many would not pay attention to as a result of these butts being spread across the whole of chapel street