Vaping products have emerged as almost two per cent of the litter problem, placing them on a par with perennial litter offenders like coffee cups and food waste.
Cigarette-butts remain a
significant threat to the environment, with a predicted 1,194,692 butts scattered
throughout communities in Northern Ireland, accounting for ten per cent of the overall
Make sure to put rubbish in bins.
Ensure that when at home all recycling bags/bins are secure so that loose papers and other items can't fall out and become litter.
Bring your reusables - bottles, cups, lunchboxes, bags etc. with you when you are on the go.
Educate children about the importance of disposing of rubbish properly.
Take part in community clean-up events.