This latest report Vaping briefing CYP highlights the prevalence of vaping in young people in the city.
This is an issue with significant environmental impact.
In 2022, 52% of young people who vaped were using disposable products, compared to just 8% in 2021
Disposable vapes are not sustainable or environmentally friendly.
1.3 million are chucked away in the UK each year, leading to 10 tonnes of lithium ending up in landfills. This is enough lithium to build electric car batteries for 1200 cars.
If you’re interested in starting a campaign to raise awareness of the environmental impact of vaping, contact [email protected]