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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: 1,547,549

Most Active Countries

United States  670,087
Netherlands  370,286
United Kingdom  116,834
Australia  73,601
Germany  29,465
Canada  26,916
Belgium  17,597
New Zealand  17,014
Spain  14,106
Ireland  10,978
France  10,823
South Africa  9,148
Poland  8,540
Norway  7,084
Israel  6,903
Sweden  6,683
Mexico  5,483
Iceland  5,473
Brazil  4,473
Italy  4,044

Most Commonly Tagged Items

Plastic  397,422
Cigarette  124,110
Paper  104,408
Can  65,754
Bottlecap  23,455
Straw  17,882
Glass  14,793
McDonald's  14,647
Antaflu  14,074
Marlboro  13,312
Styrofoam  13,122
Redbull  11,592
Coke  11,451
Heineken  7,025
Balloon  4,908
Drinkcarton  4,492
Starbucks  4,382
Rubber  4,104
Strawwrapper  3,841
Camel  3,801
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