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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: 1,092,679

Most Active Countries

United States  549,809
Netherlands  240,567
United Kingdom  40,684
Australia  25,389
Canada  19,133
New Zealand  13,957
Germany  10,272
Belgium  8,931
South Africa  7,833
Israel  6,703
Iceland  5,221
Sweden  5,093
Norway  4,775
Mexico  4,582
Spain  4,268
Brazil  4,068
France  3,828
Poland  3,367
Portugal  3,108
Kuwait  2,725

Most Commonly Tagged Items

Plastic  277,869
Cigarettes  97,654
Paper  74,010
Can  48,115
Bottlecap  17,266
Straw  13,364
Glass  11,499
Marlboro  10,814
McDonalds  10,503
Styrofoam  9,478
Antaflu  9,408
Coke  8,319
Redbull  8,251
Heineken  5,167
Starbucks  3,885
Balloon  3,421
Camel  3,381
Drinkcarton  3,288
Rubber  2,958
Strawwrapper  2,370
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