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and collecting the world's litter.

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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.

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Map Data

Geotags pinpoint individual pieces picked up worldwide.

(Updates hourly)

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Litterati Geotag World Map
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Live Count: 1,094,819

Most Active Countries

United States  550,224
Netherlands  241,565
United Kingdom  40,710
Australia  25,469
Canada  19,168
New Zealand  14,039
Germany  10,281
Belgium  9,239
South Africa  7,835
Israel  6,703
Iceland  5,221
Sweden  5,100
Norway  4,775
Mexico  4,592
Spain  4,274
Brazil  4,068
France  3,832
Poland  3,367
Portugal  3,108
Kuwait  2,725

Most Commonly Tagged Items

Plastic  278,702
Cigarettes  97,799
Paper  74,113
Can  48,331
Bottlecap  17,284
Straw  13,386
Glass  11,534
Marlboro  10,821
McDonalds  10,513
Antaflu  9,556
Styrofoam  9,498
Coke  8,343
Redbull  8,283
Heineken  5,179
Starbucks  3,890
Balloon  3,443
Camel  3,383
Drinkcarton  3,307
Rubber  2,963
Strawwrapper  2,372
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