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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.

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Impact

Live Count: 893,225

Most Active Countries

 
United States  461,028
Netherlands  180,260
United Kingdom  31,259
Australia  20,367
Canada  17,169
New Zealand  8,128
Germany  7,781
South Africa  7,629
Israel  5,509
Iceland  5,211
Sweden  4,868
Mexico  4,489
Norway  4,006
Belgium  3,994
Brazil  3,858
France  3,608
Portugal  2,940
Poland  2,773
Spain  2,671
Italy  2,108

Most Commonly Tagged Items

 
Plastic  222,512
Cigarettes  88,908
Paper  61,994
Can  36,646
Bottlecap  15,003
Straw  11,060
Marlboro  9,878
Glass  8,897
McDonalds  8,664
Styrofoam  7,595
Coke  6,505
Redbull  5,824
Antaflu  5,269
Heineken  3,764
Starbucks  3,334
Camel  3,114
Balloon  2,974
Drinkcarton  2,523
Rubber  2,449
Tacobell  1,931
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