How does smoking hurt the environment?
By now you know you don’t live in a vacuum, and the choices you make have a way of trickling down to others. Even if you don’t mean to harm your family, your pets, your neighborhood, and even the wildlife and natural beauty of the land you love, your smoking and smokeless tobacco does just that. It doesn’t take a Sherlock Holmes to connect the dots between the cigarette butt you flick out of your car window to the cigarette filters found in the stomachs of fish and birds who mistake them for food1. So let’s answer some basic questions about how your butts and spit make things harder for the very people you’ve pledged to protect.