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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: 669,062

Most Active Countries

 
United States  394,769
Netherlands  93,425
United Kingdom  25,300
Australia  10,522
Canada  10,317
Germany  4,861
Mexico  4,214
Brazil  3,744
France  3,004
Iceland  2,874
Norway  2,593
Spain  2,213
New Zealand  2,181
Portugal  2,167
Israel  1,556
South Africa  1,508
Sweden  1,498
Poland  1,431
Ecuador  1,354
Belgium  1,327

Most Commonly Tagged Items

 
Plastic  147,903
Cigarettes  64,460
Paper  45,619
Can  24,240
Bottlecap  11,361
Marlboro  7,893
Straw  7,384
McDonalds  6,758
Glass  6,722
Styrofoam  5,748
Coke  4,629
Redbull  3,590
Starbucks  2,986
Camel  2,636
Heineken  2,121
Balloon  1,921
Tacobell  1,828
Rubber  1,671
Newport  1,550
Wrigleys  1,444
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