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Article | Measurement of cigarette butt litter accumulation within city bus shelters

This new New Zealand study on cigarette butt accumulation in bus shelters & at bus stops – provides a method for evaluating such settings when they become smokefree. It also highlights the ongoing litter problem from smoking in outdoor NZ settings (since most smokers in these settings litter their butts).

Citation: Oliver, J., Thomson, G., Wilson, N. (2014). Measurement of cigarette butt litter accumulation within city bus shelters. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1395).

This study was published in the NZ Medical Journal and can be viewed by clicking here (password access required until December 2014). Or to request the full article please contact:

Jane Oliver
University of Otago, Wellington
email: olija865@student.otago.ac.nz