Join the Downtown Bend Business Association in the
Every Butt Every Day Challenge!
Did you know?
- Cigarette butts are the #1 littered item worldwide
- 5 trillion cigarette butts are littered worldwide each year
- Cigarette butts can take up to 50 years to decompose
- Cigarette filters contain toxins
- Cigarette butt litter kills wildlife and is toxic to the environment
Here is how you can play:
- Business staff/team
- If you own a store downtown, display a poster letting our community know that you and your staff are participating to keep Downtown Bend Beautiful!
- Take photos and post with the hashtag #everybuttdowntownbend to be entered to win!
Here is what we are committed to:
- Our staff will continue to be on the streets 7 days a week picking up cigarettes butts
- Our board members volunteering to pick up cigarettes butts throughout the month
- We will host two clean-up volunteer events in Downtown Bend, July 1st and July 21st!
Here is how we’ll appreciate you:
- Brag about you, your business group or class
- Post all photos with the hashtag #everybuttdowntownbend on our website and all our social media platforms
- Award 3 lucky volunteers with a $25 Downtown Dollar (winners will be chosen from social media tag hashtag #everybuttdowntownbend)
- Include any participating business, school or group in our press release (email firstname.lastname@example.org to be included)
Thank you for participating!
Downtown is the <3 of Bend