Saturday, April 13, 2013

The Earth is Not Your Ash Tray!

Warning: This is a rant.

Yesterday, I saw something ugly outside my house. I've noticed them around the church building, too. Cigarette butts.

I have been bothered by cigarette butts on the ground for a long time. They are distinctly unattractive, down right disgusting in fact.

I once had some one tell me that this is just my opinion. Others might disagree.

Really? I think I'll go on record saying that anyone who finds butts on the lawn, in the garden, or by the curb nice to look at has something wrong with them. 

I get that most smokers just drop their butt because it is easier or because they aren't thinking, rather than because they think that it will enhance the environment.

It's still ugly!!

I am not going to rant about smoking itself. That's all been said.

However, I appeal to all smokers (and I know some of you do this already) please dispose of your cigarette butts properly.  There are ways. You can figure them out.

Thank you!!

And have a great day.


  1. Even a lot of smokers don't like to see them lying around the ground!

    1. Yes, I am sure!! And I know many are careful, but there are still a lot about!

  2. I totally agree. The amount of chemicals still present in the stubs and the fact that they DON'T biodegrade should be enough for anyone to just stick the stub in their pocket instead of dropping it on the ground! Its gross, disrespectful, and ignorant.