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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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Litterati Geotag World Map
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Live Count: 1,717,188

Most Active Countries

United States  694,656
Netherlands  444,021
United Kingdom  125,772
Australia  110,020
Germany  37,766
Canada  28,203
Belgium  20,311
Spain  19,008
New Zealand  18,076
France  15,048
Ireland  11,552
Korea, Republic Of  9,863
South Africa  9,301
Poland  8,644
Norway  7,319
Sweden  7,244
Israel  6,996
Mexico  5,743
Iceland  5,478
Italy  4,831

Most Commonly Tagged Items

Plastic  462,330
Cigarette  146,815
Paper  121,450
Can  77,477
Bottlecap  27,326
Straw  19,984
Glass  17,474
McDonald's  16,389
Antaflu  15,475
Marlboro  14,922
Styrofoam  14,740
Redbull  13,648
Coke  13,255
Heineken  8,277
Balloon  5,767
Drinkcarton  5,440
Starbucks  4,575
Aluminium  4,508
Rubber  4,407
Strawwrapper  4,254
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