Five million vapes thrown away every week in the UK
News / Fri 8th Sep 2023 at 07:51am
FIVE million disposable vapes are thrown away each week in the UK, a fourfold increase over the past year, according to research from recycling campaign group Material Focus reports the BBC.
Only 17% of vapers recycle their vapes in the correct recycling bins, the research found.
Vapes can cause fires in bin lorries and waste treatment facilities if not disposed of correctly.
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I see more vape contraband then I do cigarette end s these days. I see more children vaping in the street than I do adults. So I agree. Ban the vape.