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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: 766,565

Most Active Countries

 
United States  420,904
Netherlands  131,981
United Kingdom  28,529
Australia  16,301
Canada  11,769
Germany  6,872
Iceland  5,211
New Zealand  4,697
Israel  4,634
Mexico  4,457
South Africa  4,226
Brazil  3,778
France  3,432
Norway  3,286
Poland  2,671
Sweden  2,474
Spain  2,363
Portugal  2,217
Belgium  1,550
Ecuador  1,356

Most Commonly Tagged Items

 
Plastic  183,223
Cigarettes  75,413
Paper  53,256
Can  29,070
Bottlecap  13,477
Straw  9,145
Marlboro  8,634
Glass  7,901
McDonalds  7,565
Styrofoam  6,667
Coke  5,436
Redbull  4,471
Antaflu  3,316
Starbucks  3,100
Camel  2,826
Heineken  2,795
Balloon  2,504
Rubber  2,132
Tacobell  1,867
Drinkcarton  1,830
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