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"Smoke on the beach": on the use of economic vs behavioral policies to reduce environmental pollution by cigarette littering
AbstractCigarette filters, the most commonly littered item worldwide, are one of the main sources of marine pollution. However, reducing cigarette littering is a serious challenge for policy makers and environmental authorities: traditional instruments like bans and fines are generally ineffective. In this article, we evaluate the impact of two interventions aimed at reducing smokers' littering in public areas, like beaches. We run a field experiment at eight beach resorts in the north eastdoi:10.1007/s40888-020-00205-5 fatcat:lkncjihetfh55f5kuajmkmo4jq