煙草商的微塑料污染正在摧毀地球
煙草商的微塑料污染正在摧毀地球
煙草商的微塑料污染正在摧毀地球
煙草商的微塑料污染正在摧毀地球

小謊言,大欺騙

煙草商的微塑料污染正在摧毀地球

煙草商的香煙濾嘴騙局可能危及所有人。123 煙草商使用微塑料纖維製造濾嘴, 45 但濾嘴卻幾乎沒有過濾效果。6 微塑料正在污染我們的土壤、食物和水,78 新的研究顯示微塑料可能與DNA突變有關。9 微塑料正在破壞我們的環境,並可能最終進入你我及所愛之人的身體裡。10
再也忍無可忍

細小微塑料可帶來巨大影響11

微塑料是一種合成材料,尺寸約為5毫米或更小,大約和芝麻同樣大小。12 它們實在太小而無法清理,而且隨處可見。煙草商每年生產13約6萬億支附有濾嘴的香煙,14因此成為全球塑料危機的主要罪魁禍首。15

塑料濾嘴
每個濾嘴(也就是煙蒂)都無法生物降解,因為濾嘴是由超過15,000根微塑料纖維所製成。16
塑料濾嘴
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捲煙紙
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[香煙]濾嘴是人類文明史上最致命的騙局。香煙上附有濾嘴是為了節省煙草成本,並可愚弄大眾,但其實濾嘴根本無法過濾。在美國,每年有40萬人因香煙而喪命,這些香煙幾乎都有濾嘴。

羅伯特 - 普羅克特,斯坦福大學科學史教授28

邪惡謊言

微塑料濾嘴究竟是誰所創?
就是大煙草商!1718
他們邪惡撒謊,
我們絕不原諒。

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大煙草商的致命騙局
在1940年代和50年代,隨著香煙對健康的危害越來越明顯,大煙草商加入濾嘴,承諾製造「更安全的香煙」,這其實是一個看似降低危害的騙局。2021 煙草商其實使用經濟但根本無效的塑料製造濾嘴以欺騙大眾,2223 因為濾嘴幾乎沒有任何過濾效果,24 但大煙草商的欺騙行為卻奏效了:在1951 年,市場上只有1%的香煙有濾嘴;到了1958年,幾乎半數的香煙都有濾嘴;直到1993年,幾乎所有的香煙都有濾嘴。25
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當大煙草商開始意識到濾嘴並未減少危害,但會讓他們的香煙更容易吸食27,因此更加倍致力於設下減少危害的騙局。1950年代,一位在雷諾煙草公司工作、名為克勞德·提格的化學家研發出「提格濾嘴」,可將濾嘴從白色轉變為棕色。28 顏色的變化使大眾誤認濾嘴可以保護其肺部免受香煙中有毒化學物質的危害。29

事實上,無論濾嘴變成什麼顏色,濾嘴其實都無法過濾有毒化學物質,30 甚至與特定類型的肺癌有關。3132 這些更多的謊言,正是來自假意關心減少香煙危害的煙草商。33

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「漂綠」虛假手法:大煙草商對於其產品可危害環境方面,是徹頭徹尾地撒謊。
煙草商明明知道他們的產品會破壞環境35,但這個事實卻無法阻止他們撒謊。
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大煙草商故意逃避環境法規
煙草商希望我們相信,隨地可見的煙蒂及電子煙只不過是垃圾問題。3738 他們希望我們浪費時間在城市內安裝垃圾箱及清理海灘上。39404142434445 無情的煙草商更利用巧妙的公關活動,將其煙草廢棄物的責任推卸給吸煙者並加以指責,同時還逃避責任、規避法規,並散佈徹頭徹尾的謊言。4647
Floating plastic

微塑料長久污染地球
帶來危害,48
它們幾乎無所不在,4950
不必尋找到處存在。

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煙草商每年生產51大約6萬億支帶有濾嘴的香煙。52

Cigarette
了解詳情

煙蒂及電子煙中的有毒化學物質,已正式被歸類為「有毒廢棄物」,使其幾乎無法被安全處理。5354

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了解詳情

在加州海灘57及水道58排名第一被丟棄最多的物品。

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了解詳情

在地球排名第一最被亂扔的物品。59

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了解詳情

煙草商的產品及廢棄物,對於低收入社區和有色人種社區造成極為嚴重的傷害,這些社區正是大煙草商幾十年來一直瞄準的目標。6061

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了解詳情

在加州海灘上,煙蒂的數量是塑料吸管的9倍。62

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危險重重

微塑料可能進入身體裡,6364
侵害人體,
新的研究顯示
可能與DNA突變有關係。65

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煙蒂使用被稱為醋酸纖維素的微塑料製成。66 微塑料細微到足以進入我們的食物鏈。67 微塑料也可在飲水、68 蘋果、西蘭花、生菜、69 海鮮70及更多食物中發現。71

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根據研究顯示,不論在人體肺部、72 血液73及糞便74都已發現微塑料,這代表我們正在攝取及吸入這些危險的化學物質。

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這些細微的塑料可能對每個人的健康構成巨大威脅。根據對於人類及動物的研究顯示,微塑料可能與以下相關:

DNA突變75

不孕不育7677

腸道損傷7879

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我覺得向我們社區銷售的香煙及其他大公司,其實都只想賺錢,並不在乎我們。他們不想看到或聽到他們對社區或環境的所做所為必須擔負任何責任。若是刺到他們的痛處,像是重擊他們的錢包,他們就不得不聆聽,並對他們所做的事情負責。

凱文·多諾萬·涅維斯-蒙蒂爾 - 學生實習生,沃森維爾濕地觀察102
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再也忍無可忍

追究責任

請表達你對於煙草商所造成危害的憤怒。你可以藉由高聲疾呼以做出改變。

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