Category Archives: Cigarette Butts Action

Your Efforts Matter!

Cigarette butts discarded in parking lots, along sidewalks and in street gutters miles from the coast inevitably make their way through storm drains, creeks and rivers to the beach and the ocean. They are *not* biodegradable! Help prevent cigarette butts, the #1 most-littered item worldwide, from leaching toxic chemicals into our environment. Your efforts matter!

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Cigarette Receptacles Installed!

BREAKING NEWS: Cigarette Receptacles installed at Sharp Park and Linda Mar Beach! Each receptacle include a sheet full of cigarette butts facts to educate the public about cigarette butts and their negative effect towards the environment. More containers coming soon to Linda Mar, Rockaway, Winters and Seahorse Saloon. There will be 14 receptacles installed around Pacifica – These were financed […]

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How To Recycle Cigarette Butts & More for Free!

Our resourceful volunteer Helen N. found out about the Terracycle company a year ago and since then we have recycled over 41,000 cigarette butts! This organization specialized in recycling difficult-to-recycle packaging and products and repurposes the material into affordable, innovative products. They have been around since 2001 and is now one of the fastest-growing green company in the World. When […]

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We Recycle Cigarette Butts

For the past few months, Pacific Beach Coalition has been recycling the cigarette butts collected during the beach cleanups! Have you heard of Terra Cycle? TerraCycle is a highly-awarded, international upcycling and recycling company that collects difficult-to-recycle packaging and products and repurposes the material into affordable, innovative products. TerraCycle is widely considered the world’s leader in the collection and reuse of […]

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