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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
Litterati Geotag City Block Map


Live Count: 1,551,571

Most Active Countries

United States  670,297
Netherlands  371,688
United Kingdom  116,920
Australia  75,452
Germany  29,700
Canada  26,924
Belgium  17,609
New Zealand  17,018
Spain  14,121
Ireland  10,978
France  10,900
South Africa  9,190
Poland  8,543
Norway  7,084
Israel  6,903
Sweden  6,683
Mexico  5,485
Iceland  5,473
Brazil  4,473
Italy  4,049

Most Commonly Tagged Items

Plastic  398,761
Cigarette  124,340
Paper  104,686
Can  65,981
Bottlecap  23,559
Straw  17,927
Glass  14,811
McDonald's  14,690
Antaflu  14,088
Marlboro  13,341
Styrofoam  13,151
Redbull  11,633
Coke  11,488
Heineken  7,053
Balloon  4,917
Drinkcarton  4,507
Starbucks  4,385
Rubber  4,109
Strawwrapper  3,844
Camel  3,810
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San Francisco Chronicle
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