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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: 896,305

Most Active Countries

 
United States  462,367
Netherlands  181,299
United Kingdom  31,318
Australia  20,442
Canada  17,301
New Zealand  8,134
Germany  7,784
South Africa  7,631
Israel  5,516
Iceland  5,211
Sweden  4,870
Mexico  4,490
Norway  4,008
Belgium  3,995
Brazil  3,858
France  3,608
Portugal  2,940
Poland  2,773
Spain  2,674
Italy  2,108

Most Commonly Tagged Items

 
Plastic  223,180
Cigarettes  89,062
Paper  62,124
Can  36,886
Bottlecap  15,034
Straw  11,107
Marlboro  9,902
Glass  8,915
McDonalds  8,699
Styrofoam  7,616
Coke  6,548
Redbull  5,914
Antaflu  5,293
Heineken  3,831
Starbucks  3,347
Camel  3,129
Balloon  2,983
Drinkcarton  2,529
Rubber  2,455
Tacobell  1,931
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