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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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Impact

Live Count: 1,218,659

Most Active Countries

 
United States  585,661
Netherlands  290,761
United Kingdom  45,493
Australia  29,683
Canada  21,831
New Zealand  15,526
Germany  15,317
Belgium  13,156
South Africa  8,022
Israel  6,708
Sweden  5,949
Spain  5,315
Iceland  5,255
Norway  5,191
Mexico  5,061
Ireland  4,714
France  4,302
Brazil  4,132
Poland  3,536
Portugal  3,267

Most Commonly Tagged Items

 
Plastic  317,595
Cigarettes  104,096
Paper  81,196
Can  54,210
Bottlecap  18,695
Straw  14,733
Glass  12,809
Antaflu  12,484
McDonalds  11,606
Marlboro  11,394
Styrofoam  10,697
Redbull  9,528
Coke  9,369
Heineken  5,811
Starbucks  4,046
Balloon  3,845
Drinkcarton  3,627
Camel  3,503
Rubber  3,196
Strawwrapper  2,974
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