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: 316,514

Most Active Locations

 
Top Countries:
United States  187,430
Netherlands  56,980
United Kingdom  8,780
Australia  2,875
Germany  1,333
France  1,225
Belgium  982
Canada  532
Israel  369
Singapore  201
 
Top U.S. States:
California  134,854
Minnesota  13,851
New York  8,649
Virginia  5,682
New Jersey  3,805
Oregon  2,445

Most Commonly Tagged Items

 
Plastic  90,347
Paper  27,757
Cigarettes  22,389
Can  13,651
Bottlecap  7,098
Marlboro  6,255
McDonalds  4,617
Glass  4,162
Straw  3,974
Styrofoam  3,519
Coke  2,805
Starbucks  2,377
Camel  2,185
Redbull  1,917
Tacobell  1,558
Newport  1,322
Wrigleys  1,239
Heineken  1,159
Rubber  1,107
Parliament  1,037
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