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2011-04-22 07:40:00

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In time for Earth Day 2011, skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, musicians Ziggy Marley and Michael Franti and comedian Andy Dick, amongst other well know actors, musicians and athletes are raising awareness of the high cost tobacco-related litter takes on our planet.

2011-02-10 08:30:00

- Results show reductions in litter increase over time when program is sustained - STAMFORD, Conn., Feb.

2009-12-21 08:15:00

202 Organizations Participate in Cigarette Litter Prevention Program During 2009 STAMFORD, Conn., Dec.

2009-05-30 12:23:49

A British Airways flight was delayed for 25 minutes at London's Heathrow Airport as crews searched for a replacement bathroom ashtray, officials said. After passengers were told the crew needed to find a vital part before taking off, it turned out the important piece was an ashtray to replace one that

2008-09-24 15:00:29

A Miami Beach commissioner wants to ban smoking on the beaches of one of South Florida's most famous resorts. Jerry Libbin's proposal is part of a larger effort to keep Miami Beach litter free, The Miami Herald reports. ''When people smoke on the beach, there is no ashtray,'' Libbin said.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.