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Retired Pharmacist Has Collected 120,000 Cigarette Butts From Streets to Make Cig-nificant Works of Art

For the last three months, this dedicated granddad has devoted his weekends to picking up cigarette butts and turning them into anti-smoking art.

Sniffing Pleasant Odors Shown to Decrease Cigarette Cravings

Smokers who are trying to quit may not always have to reach for a piece of nicotine gum to stave off a craving. Deliberately...

Company Recycles Cigarette Butts and Turns Them into Useful Things Instead

If you have ever mourned the number of cigarette butts littering your local streets, take heart that they can actually be used as a...

‘Butt Lady Of Auburn’ Picks Up 1 Million Cigarette Butts

Sally Dawley has spent the last three and a half years making her town a little bit cleaner – and on Wednesday, she hit a major milestone.

Philip Morris Says Its New Year’s Resolution is to Give Up Cigarettes

The cigarette company says that they finally want to help kick the harmful habit for their customers.

Hospital Grants Dying Patient’s Last Wish For Wine, Cigarette

This Danish man was told that he only had days – maybe even hours – to live before dying of internal bleeding. His last request?...

American Teens Shun Alcohol and Cigarettes in Record Numbers

Despite what you might believe, American teens are not smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol at nearly the rates their parents did – in fact,...
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Vancouver Launches World’s First Cigarette-butt Recycling Program

The City of Vancouver, B.C. has launched the world's first cigarette butt recycling program in its bid to become the greenest city. The pilot project...

E-cigarettes ‘as Effective’ as Patches for Quitters

Electronic cigarettes appear to be at least as effective as nicotine patches in helping people to give up smoking, research suggests. The devices, which...

Greenbutts Cigarette Filters Sprout Flowers When Planted

Good News Network doesn’t condone smoking cigarettes, of course, but we recognize that millions of people are addicted, and trillions of cigarette butts...

Apples, Tea, and Moderation—The 3 Ingredients for a Long Life

This intriguing new research has found that apples and tea have a compound that can make people live longer—particularly heavy smokers and drinkers.

Good News in History, August 13

120 years ago today, the iconic film director Alfred Hitchcock was born in Leytonstone, Essex. Known as The Master of Suspense, he directed some...

Canada is Moving to Ban Dozens of ‘Harmful’ Single-Use Plastics as Soon as 2021

Canadian legislators are aiming to phase out single-use plastics such as straws, coffee lids, shopping bags, and straws within the next two years.

Good News in History, April 1

The United States House of Representatives first met in New York City and held its first quorum, electing Frederick Muhlenberg of Pennsylvania as its first...

Good News in History, March 20

Happy 97th Birthday to comedian / actor and writer Carl Reiner. From the Dick Van Dyke Show (which he created and wrote for) to...

This Company is Paying for You (and Your Neighborhood) to Recycle Your Razors – Here’s How You Can Start

You can now help the planet by sending your shaving-related garbage off to be recycled for free – and you can get your community in on the action too.

Estos Basureros Flotantes Han Sido Desplegados Alrededor del Mundo Para que Puedan Absorber Toneladas de Basura del Océano

Después de una exitosa campaña de recolección de fondos en 2016, una aspiradora flotante para succionar la contaminación del océano está absorbiendo cientos de...

These Floating Trashcans Are Being Deployed Around the World So They Can Suck Up Tons of Ocean Trash

These floating rubbish bins are already sucking up ocean pollution in dozens of marinas and ocean ports around the world.

‘Compton Cowboys’ Use Rescue Horses to Get At-Risk Youth Off the Streets

The Compton Cowboys aren't just being good role models for their community – they're also changing what it means to be an American cowboy.

Good News in History, January 11

55 years ago today, the Surgeon General of the U.S. released a landmark report which concluded that smoking likely caused lung cancer and other diseases....