(Left) Cigarette butts contaminate water. Cigarette filters are commonly mistaken for food by many animals. Toxic chemicals from discarded cigarette butts found in our water supply have concentrations of more than 0.125 butts per liter, or about one cigarette butt per every two gallons of water on this earth.
(Right) Cigarette butts feed the unsuspecting. Cigarette filters are commonly mistaken for food by many animals. These filters have been determined to pass toxic waste to humans through ingestion of meat products, ultimately exposing the consumer to deadly chemicals like ammonia and cadmium.