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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: 2,188,771

Most Active Countries

 
United States  778,615
Netherlands  688,359
Australia  172,643
United Kingdom  142,231
Germany  46,215
Spain  33,200
Canada  31,796
Belgium  27,574
New Zealand  23,881
France  23,225
Korea, Republic Of  12,068
Ireland  11,730
South Africa  9,598
Poland  9,228
Bahrain  8,309
Norway  7,701
Sweden  7,645
Israel  7,036
Italy  5,966
Mexico  5,843

Most Commonly Tagged Items

 
Plastic  631,078
Cigarette  219,900
Paper  170,464
Can  115,422
Bottle  71,284
Bag  38,558
Bottlecap  35,860
Cup  34,626
Straw  24,846
McDonald's  24,788
Glass  22,845
Redbull  20,566
Marlboro  19,347
Styrofoam  18,546
Antaflu  18,089
Coke  17,597
Celluloseacetate  13,993
Heineken  12,243
Drinkcarton  7,773
Balloon  7,177
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