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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: 762,025

Most Active Countries

 
United States  419,732
Netherlands  130,350
United Kingdom  28,371
Australia  15,942
Canada  11,715
Germany  6,827
Iceland  5,210
New Zealand  4,632
Mexico  4,443
Israel  4,259
South Africa  4,075
Brazil  3,775
France  3,431
Norway  3,265
Poland  2,584
Spain  2,363
Sweden  2,330
Portugal  2,208
Belgium  1,543
Ecuador  1,356

Most Commonly Tagged Items

 
Plastic  181,689
Cigarettes  74,991
Paper  52,921
Can  28,811
Bottlecap  13,425
Straw  9,081
Marlboro  8,573
Glass  7,816
McDonalds  7,528
Styrofoam  6,651
Coke  5,383
Redbull  4,425
Antaflu  3,249
Starbucks  3,093
Camel  2,807
Heineken  2,750
Balloon  2,498
Rubber  2,122
Tacobell  1,867
Drinkcarton  1,816
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