Join the Litterati

Join the community identifying, mapping,
and collecting the world's litter.

Why we started

Litter is everywhere. Soda cans, plastic bags, and cigarette butts litter the environment, choke wildlife, and threaten our planet. Litterati is tackling this problem one piece of litter at a time.

Geotags provide insight into problem areas, while keywords identify the most commonly found brands and products. This data will be used to work with companies and organizations to find more sustainable solutions.

Litterati iOS Mobile Application

Map Data

Geotags pinpoint individual pieces of litter collected worldwide.

Litterati Geotag World Map
Litterati Geotag City Block Map

Impact

Live Count: 290,586

Most Active Locations

 
Top Countries:
United States  170,224
Netherlands  50,911
United Kingdom  7,496
Australia  2,771
France  1,171
Germany  1,113
Belgium  841
Canada  520
Israel  369
Singapore  201
 
Top U.S. States:
California  120,094
Minnesota  13,822
New York  8,068
Virginia  5,674
New Jersey  3,471
Oregon  2,439

Most Commonly Tagged Items

 
Plastic  82,084
Paper  25,619
Cigarettes  21,284
Can  12,016
Bottlecap  6,811
Marlboro  6,015
McDonalds  4,373
Straw  3,761
Glass  3,442
Styrofoam  3,026
Coke  2,636
Starbucks  2,272
Camel  2,135
Redbull  1,730
Tacobell  1,539
Newport  1,284
Wrigleys  1,198
Heineken  1,043
Parliament  987
Trident  939
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