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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: 3,301,845

Most Active Countries

Netherlands  1,104,091
United States  1,037,522
United Kingdom  225,003
Australia  208,949
Austria  97,964
Germany  55,620
Spain  53,004
Canada  50,003
New Zealand  44,260
France  43,510
Belgium  33,697
Korea, Republic Of  15,425
Ireland  13,174
Denmark  12,792
Mexico  12,718
Sweden  10,629
Brazil  10,330
Poland  10,160
South Africa  9,831
Norway  9,791

Most Commonly Tagged Items

Plastic  1,012,955
Cigarette  299,621
Paper  279,107
Can  174,726
Bottle  105,691
Bag  57,965
Cup  52,146
Bottlecap  51,452
McDonald's  39,693
Straw  34,947
Glass  33,302
Redbull  30,569
Styrofoam  28,409
Marlboro  25,714
Antaflu  24,973
Coke  24,735
Celluloseacetate  20,358
Knetterbal  18,608
Heineken  17,723
Drinkcarton  11,341
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