Log waste using the Marine Debris Tracker
You don't need to participate in a beach cleanup to come across pollution in your everyday life. By logging the items you see or pick up, you can help contribute to a global study collecting data to inform solutions to keep plastic out of our environment.
We produce about 300 million tonnes of plastic waste every year.Source
- Free and easy to use
- Applicable to litter seen in lots of different places, not just the ocean
- Adds to a global database of data on litter and marine debris, which can be used can be used by anyone, scientists, educators and citizens alike (its open data!)
- Requires a smartphone
- Can be time consuming to track and collect litter simultaneously
Making a difference
Over 2 million pieces of litter and debris have been logged into the Marine Debris Tracker all over the world!