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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: 661,200

Most Active Countries

 
United States  392,281
Netherlands  90,297
United Kingdom  24,582
Australia  10,384
Canada  10,179
Germany  4,728
Mexico  4,189
Brazil  3,725
France  3,002
Norway  2,574
Iceland  2,415
Spain  2,196
Portugal  2,167
New Zealand  2,078
Israel  1,551
Sweden  1,497
South Africa  1,428
Poland  1,390
Ecuador  1,349
Belgium  1,325

Most Commonly Tagged Items

 
Plastic  145,565
Cigarettes  63,431
Paper  45,027
Can  23,814
Bottlecap  11,203
Marlboro  7,846
Straw  7,258
McDonalds  6,719
Glass  6,586
Styrofoam  5,670
Coke  4,572
Redbull  3,504
Starbucks  2,978
Camel  2,627
Heineken  2,038
Balloon  1,856
Tacobell  1,817
Rubber  1,640
Newport  1,547
Wrigleys  1,440
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