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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: 3,264,753

Most Active Countries

Netherlands  1,090,861
United States  1,023,507
United Kingdom  224,013
Australia  207,665
Austria  96,960
Germany  55,460
Spain  52,376
Canada  49,286
New Zealand  43,177
France  42,707
Belgium  33,671
Korea, Republic Of  15,061
Ireland  13,171
Mexico  12,717
Denmark  12,015
Sweden  10,511
Poland  10,156
Brazil  10,115
South Africa  9,831
Norway  9,593

Most Commonly Tagged Items

Plastic  1,003,823
Cigarette  297,138
Paper  276,304
Can  173,402
Bottle  105,027
Bag  57,400
Cup  51,654
Bottlecap  50,992
McDonald's  39,428
Straw  34,621
Glass  33,041
Redbull  30,318
Styrofoam  28,250
Marlboro  25,419
Antaflu  24,805
Coke  24,571
Celluloseacetate  20,353
Knetterbal  18,521
Heineken  17,628
Drinkcarton  11,232
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