A new report on litter pollution shows cigarette-related waste accounts for 45% of all litter.

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Minister for the Environment John Gormley launched the 2009 National Litter Pollution Monitoring System report today.

The system provides statistical data about the extent, causes and composition of litter in Ireland.

The 2009 report shows an overall improvement in litter levels, with a slight increase in the amount of litter free areas.