Today is Earth Day,on Earth Day,let’s learn about the impact of vaping on the environment.
An article on Vape UK website has listed the following as factors that have a positive impact on the environment, when one switches from smoking to vaping.
1. Preventing cigarette butts being deposited into the environment.
2. The Impact of vaping prevents money from ending up in the hands of Big Tobacco.
3. Preventing trees from being cut down.
4. Preventing CO2 from being released into the atmosphere.
5. Preventing chemicals from being leaked into soil, oceans, lakes, and rivers.
Chemicals in cigarettes pollute the earth
“When butts are disposed of, over 600 chemicals are leaked into the environment per butt.”The first point is related to the fact that cigarette butts are essentially non-biodegradable, and therefore by vaping instead of smoking, one can prevent the circulation of more butts in the environment. Throughout their lifetime, an average smoker will discard around 430,700 butts, and these harmless-looking cigarette butts are actually very toxic.
“When butts are disposed of, over 600 chemicals are leaked into the environment per butt. Because 7,300 butts are disposed per smoker per year, 4,380,000 chemicals are leaked into the environment per year per smoker.”
Cigarette production contributes to deforestation
“For every 15 packs of cigarettes, one tree is cut down.”The third point tackles the topic of deforestation and how smoking contributes to it. “For every 15 packs of cigarettes, one tree is cut down. The average smoker destroys 6 trees per year due to their habit and 352 trees over their lifetime.”
Two of the points are related to tobacco companies, with one explaining how smoking contributes to strengthening these businesses and another pointing out how these companies are contributing to CO2 emissions. “Per year, the industry releases 22 millions tons of CO2 into the atmosphere. There are 5.5 trillion cigarettes produced annually. Therefore, .03066 tons of CO2 is released per cigarette”.
Smoking a traditional cigarette requires the use of a disposable lighter. These lighters use up a lot of natural resources and are very wasteful as they need to be replaced regularly and can’t be recycled ( at least most of them can’t). Vaping requires only the use of an ion battery. Not only do these batteries have a very long operational life, but they can also be recharged and reused for a very long time. This significantly cuts down on waste and is better for the environment.
Spend Time Outdoors
There’s no point in being environmentally friendly if you aren’t able to spend any time in the great outdoors. Unfortunately, many smokers find that they are unable to enjoy a number of activities outside because smoking is not allowed in many environments. Because the vaping doesn’t produce the same harmful byproducts and carcinogens that traditional cigarettes do, however, most places are much more accommodating to those who wish to spend time being active outside while vaping it up. In fact, we offer a wide range of products for you to enjoy outdoors Like the Topside lite kit, Mono SQ, Odin 200 and Blotto RTA that are perform good and easy to refill. Live an active lifestyle, and vape with your friends – even inconspicuously. The more time that you are able to spend becoming one with nature, the more inspired you will be to do your part to protect our precious environment.
Vaping and the environment go hand in hand. This is one reason why Dovpo are commited to innovate an integrated vaping technology for the use of many.