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1,696 Cigarette Butts Cleaned Off the Beach

26th October, 2021


The Tobacco Prevention & Control Coalition-Cameron & Willacy Counties Youth Group headed to South Padre Island 🏖️ on Saturday, October 23rd to comb the beach for litter. In total they collected 1,696 cigarette butts 🤢 from two Beach Access areas!
This serves as a reminder to “Keep Your Butts Off The Beach!” Cigarette butts are the single greatest source of ocean trash 🗑 with a total of more than 60 million collected worldwide in the past 30 years. 🚭