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By Jeff Kirschner
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We're on a mission to create a litter-free world.

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60,000 people, 115 countries, 1 giant impact
60,000 people, 115 countries, 1 giant impact

It started with one person picking up one piece. Now, Litterati is a global community that's crowdsource-cleaning the planet, from students in South Africa to activists in Italy, and neighbors across the US. And we're collecting a ton of data in the process, helping businesses and communities identify the root of the problem and drive change. It's the power of what happens when individuals join forces for a greater good.

We're now designing a mobile app connecting the community that's cleaning the planet, to drive an even greater impact -- one piece of litter at a time.

Our story was shared at TED. 

Word is spreading.

And this is just the beginning...

Our team is small and scrappy, and while we’ve launched the first version of the iOS & Android app, the Litterati community is growing quickly. People around the world are requesting more features. That's why we're thrilled to launch our Kickstarter campaign. We want to build three new features to help everyone connect, leverage the data, and create even more impact.

 

1.  Groups: Understand Combined Impact

Our most requested feature. Schools, environmental groups, scout troops, and companies, they all want to understand their combined impact to drive change for their communities.  

Measure your group's total impact
Measure your group's total impact

2.  Maps: Measure Actions Locally

In-app maps will provide the ability to search, browse, and filter by location or brand, so that anyone can map and measure their impact while understanding more about the litter in their neighborhood. 

In-app maps that filter by location
In-app maps that filter by location

 

3.  Data Analysis Tools: Drive Bigger Change

The community has already picked up nearly 1,000,000 pieces and we want to put that data to work. These additional layers of information, like retail locations, trash can placement, even weather and topography, will help us make more informed decisions and take effective action.

Understanding the root cause of litter
Understanding the root cause of litter
 

These three new features will enhance the user experience, resulting in cleaner, healthier, and safer communities.

  

We need your help. 

Whether you pledge for the Backer Badge, Dopper Water Bottle, or keeping the planet cleaner, your donation creates a bigger impact for all of us. 

Digital Badge exclusive for Kickstarter Backers
Digital Badge exclusive for Kickstarter Backers

 

Designed by our friends at Dopper
Designed by our friends at Dopper

Join us.

It doesn't matter if you live in Honolulu or Hanoi, if you're a student or a citizen-scientist, this is a community for everyone. Download the iOS or Android app and be part of the solution.

Individually you can make a difference. Together we create an impact
Individually you can make a difference. Together we create an impact

There's a whole planet to clean. We're just getting started. 

Join us

 

Risks and challenges

When building technology, there can always be unexpected hiccups and challenges you never saw coming. The good news is, we've done this before. The better news is, we can't wait to do it again.

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    Litterati Backer Badge

    Our first digital badge. Download the iOS or Android app and you'll receive a limited-edition badge as one of the community's original backers.

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    Dopper Water Bottle

    This water bottle is on a mission. Our friends at Dopper want to live in a world where people are aware of the environment, actively reduce single-use plastic waste, and have access to safe and fresh drinking water.

    Spread the message with your own limited-edition Dopper bottle. Great for school lunchboxes and holiday gifts.

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    Make the planet 50 pieces cleaner

    Put the Litterati team to work. We'll identify, map, and pick up 50 pieces of litter. On Earth Day 2018, you'll receive a digital image highlighting your impact.

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    Asher Jay designed ECOBAGS® Tote

    We teamed up with National Geographic Explorer Asher Jay and ECOBAGS® to create this one-of-a-kind, recycled canvas tote. It's the perfect holiday gift. Check it out -> http://bit.ly/2ztSU1y

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    Make the planet 300 pieces cleaner

    What a bargain! Create even more impact. And an Earth Day 2018 digital image you can share with the world.

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    Live presentation by Litterati Founder

    TED speaker and Litterati founder Jeff Kirschner will come speak at your company, class, or club. He can discuss everything from community building to the role of technology and data in environmental conservation, to how to engage with a global audience (US & Canada only. If outside the US, travel expenses not included)

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