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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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Live Count: 3,257,300

Most Active Countries

Netherlands  1,087,115
United States  1,021,949
United Kingdom  223,718
Australia  207,655
Austria  96,917
Germany  55,457
Spain  51,836
Canada  49,227
New Zealand  43,177
France  42,694
Belgium  33,641
Korea, Republic Of  15,047
Ireland  13,171
Mexico  12,716
Denmark  11,878
Sweden  10,510
Poland  10,156
Brazil  9,950
South Africa  9,831
Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of  9,557

Most Commonly Tagged Items

Plastic  1,001,907
Cigarette  296,529
Paper  275,779
Can  173,157
Bottle  104,923
Bag  57,306
Cup  51,579
Bottlecap  50,933
McDonald's  39,376
Straw  34,564
Glass  33,017
Redbull  30,267
Styrofoam  28,217
Marlboro  25,384
Antaflu  24,765
Coke  24,548
Celluloseacetate  20,347
Knetterbal  18,518
Heineken  17,601
Drinkcarton  11,214
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