Category Archives: Environment

Green Chemists Looking to Improve Biodegradable Filters

With the copious amounts of cigarettes consumed every day throughout the world, one burning question (no pun intended) remains: what happens to the roughly 2.1 billion pounds of filters that are discarded each year? Unfortunately, when most people think of how cigarette butts are discarded, most immediate reactions are simple flicks in any direction rather … Continue reading Green Chemists Looking to Improve Biodegradable Filters

Public Smoking Bans Do Affect Smoking at Home

One of the biggest arguments against public bans on smoking may be, well, going up in smoke. A study has been released that included research conducted in several countries, and the findings are proving that public bans on smoking may actually be helping smokers cut down on smoking at home. These are some very interesting … Continue reading Public Smoking Bans Do Affect Smoking at Home