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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: 564,541

Most Active Countries

 
United States  341,782
Netherlands  72,816
United Kingdom  23,115
Canada  8,914
Australia  8,462
Mexico  3,737
Germany  3,563
Brazil  3,544
Norway  2,362
France  2,294
Portugal  2,161
Spain  1,791
New Zealand  1,696
Iceland  1,447
Ecuador  1,346
Belgium  1,295
Sweden  1,294
Qatar  1,116
Israel  967
Italy  945

Most Commonly Tagged Items

 
Plastic  130,247
Cigarettes  43,712
Paper  40,349
Can  21,166
Bottlecap  10,093
Marlboro  7,373
Straw  6,400
McDonalds  6,069
Glass  6,028
Styrofoam  5,305
Coke  4,179
Redbull  3,057
Starbucks  2,883
Camel  2,512
Tacobell  1,771
Heineken  1,703
Newport  1,517
Wrigleys  1,404
Rubber  1,393
Balloon  1,383
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