Tobacco products contain toxic substances that could poison children and pets and should be disposed in a manner that keeps them secure from their access.
TerraCycle offers a mail away recycling program for cigarette butts. For more information, click here.
Cigarette butts should be disposed in the regular trash, but only after they completely extinguished. There are many cigarette butt receptacles for outdoor areas and vehicles available for purchase that restrict oxygen to burning cigarettes to extinguish them quickly. Water or sand can also be used to fully extinguish cigarette butts.
E cigarettes and vaping devices contain lithium batteries which can be a fire hazard. Before disposing of these devices, remove the battery and follow the procedures for rechargeable battery disposal here. E cigarettes and vaping devices with batteries removed, as well as their liquid cartridges, can be disposed in the regular trash.