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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: 716,085

Most Active Countries

 
United States  406,679
Netherlands  115,094
United Kingdom  27,156
Australia  12,672
Canada  11,129
Germany  6,275
Mexico  4,388
Iceland  4,186
Brazil  3,768
New Zealand  3,452
France  3,137
Norway  3,069
Spain  2,313
Portugal  2,170
Poland  2,139
Israel  1,983
South Africa  1,974
Sweden  1,686
Belgium  1,495
Ecuador  1,355

Most Commonly Tagged Items

 
Plastic  166,725
Cigarettes  70,712
Paper  49,501
Can  26,446
Bottlecap  12,391
Straw  8,255
Marlboro  8,245
Glass  7,267
McDonalds  7,131
Styrofoam  6,236
Coke  4,963
Redbull  3,992
Starbucks  3,036
Camel  2,729
Heineken  2,509
Antaflu  2,487
Balloon  2,313
Rubber  1,947
Tacobell  1,839
Drinkcarton  1,586
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