The Government do not consider cigarette butt littering as a relevant environmental issue. Its focus is on smoking prevention (health and fire). They do not enforce collection anti-litter laws or build a public awareness. And some local authorities have an ailed strategies to fight against the cigarette butts on the ground.
• Enforce anti-litter laws. • Introduce €1,000m revenue anti-litter eco tax. • Reduce cigarette butt environmental impact. • Build public awareness. • Save money on city cleaning and maintenance services.