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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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Live Count: 3,675,649

Most Active Countries

Netherlands  1,254,633
United States  1,106,441
United Kingdom  239,593
Australia  227,250
Austria  134,921
Canada  66,681
Germany  63,208
Spain  57,394
New Zealand  55,400
France  46,804
Belgium  35,638
Korea, Republic Of  18,597
Sweden  15,358
Brazil  14,474
Denmark  14,439
Mexico  13,297
Ireland  13,197
Norway  10,949
Poland  10,246
South Africa  9,889

Most Commonly Tagged Items

Plastic  1,130,591
Cigarette  338,235
Paper  315,326
Can  195,435
Bottle  116,629
Bag  65,407
Bottlecap  58,369
Cup  58,334
McDonald's  44,930
Straw  38,727
Glass  36,841
Redbull  34,932
Styrofoam  31,598
Marlboro  28,173
Coke  27,431
Antaflu  27,085
Celluloseacetate  21,533
Heineken  19,781
Knetterbal  19,021
Peuk  13,366
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