California woman picks up 1 million cigarette butts

Health

AUBURN, Calif. (WTNH) — One California woman on a mission to clean up her city has reached a major milestone.

Sally Dawly, from Auburn, has just picked up her millionth cigarette butt.

This task has taken her years to complete.Related Content: Smoking even 1 cigarette a day increases heart disease, stroke risk, new research shows

She hit half a million in Aug., 2016, and Dawly says she’s not stopping!

“I’ll probably continue because I don’t like seeing them down there where animals can get them or they can get washed down into a drain,” Dawly said.

She hopes her efforts will inspire others to just make two changes in their lives: Throw away cigarette butts and stop smoking, period.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss