Day by day: The actions of a citizen who won’t butt out

FOR many people it’s the pet peeve to end all pet peeves.

BUTTING IN: The home-made cigarette butt bin hanging off a post.

BUTTING IN: The home-made cigarette butt bin hanging off a post.

Why can’t smokers dispose of their cigarette butts in the right way?

Whether or not you agree with a person’s right to smoke in public places there’s a consensus that discarded butts in the gutter or on the footpath aren’t a great look for a city, especially one with a ‘Tidy Towns’ record like Orange.

Regardless, some thoughtless people still can’t be bothered to walk the extra steps to the nearest bin to dispose of their butts.

So one anonymous citizen has tried to make life easier for them by crafting and hanging a boutique butt bin on the south-western corner of Summer and Anson streets.

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