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Assessments

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Cigarette butt litter assessment data

       

Results from litter assessment:

Business/Downtown Location Data

  • Business/downtown category sites with receptacle and signs installed were effective at reducing cigarette butt litter by a total of 44%.
  • Receptacle only sites in the business/downtown category reduced cigarette butt litter by a total of 14%.
  • Signs introduced in the City of Belmont reduced cigarette butt litter by 40%.

Recreation Location Data

  • Recreation locations experienced a 58% decrease in cigarette butt litter upon installation of a receptacle.