Butt Heads on Beaches

Ebersole, Rene S.
July 2000
Audubon;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 102 Issue 4, p18
Explains that small pieces of trash such as cigarette butts and popsicle sticks are among the debris collected at United States beaches. Environmental impact of these types of wastes; How these wastes affects the wildlife; Public awareness of this problem.


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