Environmental Impact Of Tobacco Production, Consumption And Disposal – A Comprehensive Review
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 6735-6740
AbstractTobacco causes many health issues that are well known, but consequences on environment are not recognized. The whole world is facing many environmental crises. The natural resources such as water, air and soil are high demands for human survival. Where huge amount of these natural resources are used and polluted during the cultivation and manufacturing of tobacco products. Therefore tobacco threatens the natural resources. Tobacco not just causes air pollution during consumption. The impact of tobacco to the environment is included from cultivation and curing, processing and manufacturing, transportation, consumption and post consumption wastage disposal. We detail the environmental impacts during the lifecycle of tobacco and recommendations that can be implemented.
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