Creating a Clean and Safer Smoking Area

14.7% of the UK population smoke*, equating to approximately 7.2 million people.

Although there has been a statistically significant decline in smokers of more than 5 percentage points since 2011*, businesses still need to continue to ensure that health and safety considerations for smoking on their premises remain a top priority for the comfort and safety of employees, patrons and visitors.

Creating a safer environment

An improperly discarded cigarette stub can quickly become a fire hazard, which is why correct disposal is so important.

Designated Smoking Area Sign

A simple way to reduce this risk is to provide employees or customers with a designated area where they can smoke and then safely dispose of ash and cigarette butts in purpose-designed bins.

Additional safeguards can be added in the form of smoke dampening devices such as SmokeGuard™.

A selection of Glasdon cigarette bins feature SmokeGuard to effectively minimise the risk of a fire propagating throughout the receptacle as well as reducing the amount of smoke released.

Creating a cleaner and more effective smoking area

Choosing the correct receptacle is key to keeping the area clean.

Wall mounted ashtrays are the perfect choice for outside a pub or restaurant. These can also be attached to posts inside Glasdon smoking shelters.

Free standing bins such as the Ashguard SG® are ideal for a dedicated smoking area in a place of employment.

Alternatively, multi-purpose bins such as the popular Integro™ City are also available. It combines a 35 litre litter bin with a smoking bin, which is an ideal solution for outside the entrances to public buildings and receptions.

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Ashmount SG™

  • Holds up to 1,050 cigarette butts
  • Wall, post or glass mounting kits available
  • Anodised aluminium domed top
  • Robust weather-resistant outer
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Integro City™

  • Holds up to 1,750 cigarette butts
  • 2 in 1 form factor, combining cigarette and litter bin
  • 2 cigarette bins for accessibility
  • Streamlined shape and small footprint
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Ashguard SG™

  • Holds up to 3,500 cigarette butts
  • SmokeGuard smoke dampening device
  • Robust and weather resistant Durapol construction
  • Security cables to prevent un-authorised removal of door
  • Ground fixing supplied as standard
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Originally posted: 22.05.2017


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