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Don’t Toss Those Butts

More Ashtrays Placed On Dickson Street

Posted: July 6, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Chris Basnaw, with Fayetteville’s Transportation Division, wraps up an air hose Wednesday morning after installing one of three cigarette butt pole receptacles on Dickson Street. The city is launching a cigarette litter prevention program on Dickson Street.
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Chris Basnaw, with Fayetteville’s Transportation Division, wraps up an air hose Wednesday morning after installing one of three cigarette butt pole receptacles on Dickson Street. The city is launching a cigarette litter prevention program on Dickson Street.

The city is trying to make it easier for smokers out on Dickson Street to toss cigarette butts.

At A Glance

Keep Arkansas Beautiful Hotline

Keep Arkansas Beautiful, an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, established a hotline in conjunction with the Arkansas State Police where residents statewide can report littering, including tossed cigarette. Call 1-866-811-1222 to report trash tossed from vehicles and include the vehicle description and license plate number. The state police will send a letter to the address associated with the vehicle, but no fines are involved, according to Brian Pugh, Fayetteville waste reduction coordinator.

Source: Staff Report

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