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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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Impact

Live Count: 1,221,302

Most Active Countries

 
United States  586,306
Netherlands  292,182
United Kingdom  45,539
Australia  29,693
Canada  21,902
New Zealand  15,526
Germany  15,325
Belgium  13,250
South Africa  8,023
Israel  6,708
Sweden  6,012
Spain  5,317
Iceland  5,255
Norway  5,193
Mexico  5,069
Ireland  4,916
France  4,325
Brazil  4,132
Poland  3,537
Portugal  3,269

Most Commonly Tagged Items

 
Plastic  318,665
Cigarettes  104,190
Paper  81,501
Can  54,375
Bottlecap  18,711
Straw  14,752
Glass  12,817
Antaflu  12,516
McDonalds  11,628
Marlboro  11,417
Styrofoam  10,721
Redbull  9,560
Coke  9,384
Heineken  5,825
Starbucks  4,047
Balloon  3,847
Drinkcarton  3,637
Camel  3,507
Rubber  3,201
Strawwrapper  2,990
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