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Cache In Trash Out® Events

CITOCache In Trash Out® is an ongoing environmental initiative supported by the worldwide geocaching community. Since 2002, geocachers around the world have been dedicated to improving parks and other cache-friendly places. Through these volunteer efforts, we help preserve the natural beauty of our outdoor resources!

For the past 13 years, geocachers around the world have celebrated International Cache In Trash Out weekend annually by hosting and participating in Cache In Trash Out Events in their local area. This year, we're extending the CITO celebration to two entire weeks. CITO Week Events might be focused on litter clean-up, removal of invasive species, revegetation efforts or building trails. Together, we make an enormous positive impact. Did we mention that we also have a bit of fun while we're at it?

The 14th Annual Cache In Trash Out Weeks are scheduled for April 16 – 24 and September 17 – 25, 2016.

CITO on every hunt

Cache In Trash Out® doesn't just happen once a year. It can easily happen on every geocache adventure. Bring a trash bag along with you on your walks in the woods and pick up the occasional piece of trash you see on the trail. Even this small act can make a huge difference.

CITO as a large one-day or weekend event

You can organize a larger undertaking and accomplish much more with the help of other people. Contact a land manager or local organization and work with them to determine the needs of the community. These can be scheduled any time of the year that works for your location. Always be sure to seek permission before cleaning up any areas that may be on private property.

CITO in action!

Event Planning Resources

Upcoming Geocaching CITO Events

View the CITO Event CalendarView the CITO Event Calendar

Gävleborg, Sweden 10/13/2015 CITO på Älvåsen by norwoodbuilder
Hordaland, Norway 10/14/2015 CITO på Kyrkjetangen by Sveinivar
Georgia 10/15/2015 Coosa-Etowah-Oostanaula Rivers CITO by Going Caching Crew
Victoria, Australia 10/17/2015 Arthurs Seat by Shaynemarks, Prmarks1391
Tirol, Austria 10/17/2015 18. Fred Bull CITO - Flurbereinigung by Fred Bull
Quebec, Canada 10/17/2015 parc front rouge par zaza126 by zaza126
Kralovehradecky kraj, Czech Republic 10/17/2015 CITO Plachta 2015 - podzim by Freedom!
Plzensky kraj, Czech Republic 10/17/2015 CITO Dobrany 2015 by Joe Tramp
Finland 10/17/2015 464 - Road to Rantasalmen CITO by GC-Savo
Pays de la Loire, France 10/17/2015 Le CITO du Singe Joe by Geonantais

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