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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: 3,649,087

Most Active Countries

 
Netherlands  1,243,179
United States  1,104,163
United Kingdom  239,176
Australia  226,227
Austria  129,051
Canada  66,321
Germany  62,772
Spain  57,165
New Zealand  53,851
France  46,675
Belgium  35,596
Korea, Republic Of  17,804
Sweden  15,343
Denmark  14,373
Brazil  14,347
Mexico  13,292
Ireland  13,195
Norway  10,897
Poland  10,233
South Africa  9,888

Most Commonly Tagged Items

 
Plastic  1,122,157
Cigarette  335,896
Paper  312,504
Can  193,621
Bottle  115,775
Bag  64,990
Bottlecap  58,053
Cup  57,964
McDonald's  44,625
Straw  38,511
Glass  36,630
Redbull  34,542
Styrofoam  31,308
Marlboro  27,959
Coke  27,260
Antaflu  26,916
Celluloseacetate  21,508
Heineken  19,582
Knetterbal  19,012
Peuk  13,247
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