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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: 557,155

Most Active Countries

 
United States  336,498
Netherlands  72,439
United Kingdom  23,006
Canada  8,872
Australia  8,394
Mexico  3,737
Brazil  3,544
Germany  3,529
Norway  2,362
France  2,293
Portugal  2,161
Spain  1,780
New Zealand  1,623
Iceland  1,377
Ecuador  1,346
Belgium  1,295
Sweden  1,292
Qatar  1,112
Israel  964
Italy  899

Most Commonly Tagged Items

 
Plastic  129,566
Cigarettes  42,294
Paper  40,218
Can  20,998
Bottlecap  10,055
Marlboro  7,358
Straw  6,377
McDonalds  6,052
Glass  5,985
Styrofoam  5,285
Coke  4,156
Redbull  3,027
Starbucks  2,879
Camel  2,511
Tacobell  1,770
Heineken  1,681
Newport  1,517
Wrigleys  1,404
Rubber  1,389
Balloon  1,380
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