Smok­ers get free ash bags in city

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - NATION / DIGEST -

To curb the drop­ping of cig­a­rette butts on streets, ur­ban patrol of­fi­cers in Changzhou have come up with a new idea — giv­ing out por­ta­ble ash bags, Mod­ern Ex­press Daily re­ported on Mon­day. On Fri­day, the first 5,000 cig­a­rette ash bags were dis­trib­uted for free on Nan­da­jie, the city’s busiest com­mer­cial street, where san­i­ta­tion work­ers said more than 3,000 cig­a­rette butts are dropped daily within a 600-me­ter stretch of road. his bi­cy­cle cov­er­ing some 770 km to his univer­sity for the new se­mes­ter. Lin Ao, a newly en­rolled stu­dent from Fuyang, Anhui prov­ince, de­cided to travel to his univer­sity in Tian­jin by bi­cy­cle. He started his trip on Aug 20. Lin spent only 200 yuan ($33) dur­ing the trip and ar­rived at his cam­pus on Satur­day. will be dis­qual­i­fied from pub­lish­ing any ad­ver­tise­ments, ac­cord­ing to the au­thor­i­ties.

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