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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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Live Count: 2,939,341

Most Active Countries

Netherlands  1,002,166
United States  899,471
United Kingdom  212,282
Australia  197,801
Austria  83,288
Germany  53,897
Spain  46,514
New Zealand  40,561
Canada  39,999
France  38,787
Belgium  32,853
Korea, Republic Of  13,892
Mexico  12,622
Ireland  12,452
Sweden  9,932
Poland  9,886
South Africa  9,808
Norway  9,438
Trinidad And Tobago  9,360
Bahrain  8,334

Most Commonly Tagged Items

Plastic  920,386
Cigarette  272,997
Paper  248,183
Can  162,246
Bottle  97,956
Bag  52,263
Cup  47,079
Bottlecap  46,739
McDonald's  35,261
Straw  31,512
Glass  31,043
Redbull  28,271
Styrofoam  25,275
Marlboro  23,459
Antaflu  23,179
Coke  23,073
Celluloseacetate  19,242
Knetterbal  17,890
Heineken  16,435
Drinkcarton  10,471
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