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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: 2,352,900

Most Active Countries

 
United States  802,273
Netherlands  763,152
Australia  178,341
United Kingdom  163,320
Germany  49,462
Spain  35,797
Canada  32,909
Belgium  29,311
New Zealand  27,179
France  26,571
Austria  22,327
Korea, Republic Of  12,515
Ireland  11,848
South Africa  9,601
Poland  9,400
Bahrain  8,334
Norway  8,134
Sweden  8,013
Israel  7,061
Italy  6,064

Most Commonly Tagged Items

 
Plastic  706,806
Cigarette  231,955
Paper  188,612
Can  128,634
Bottle  78,569
Bag  41,625
Bottlecap  38,650
Cup  37,654
McDonald's  27,035
Straw  26,293
Glass  24,863
Redbull  22,784
Styrofoam  20,371
Marlboro  20,187
Coke  19,112
Antaflu  19,084
Celluloseacetate  14,373
Knetterbal  13,772
Heineken  13,458
Drinkcarton  8,452
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