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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

Limburg, Belgium 11/28/2015 Sahara CITO I by Didgedude
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany 11/28/2015 Zessin CiTo 2015 - Klappe - die Erste! by Prora
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 11/28/2015 Hardter "Herbstputz" - 2015 by robin7
Limburg, Netherlands 11/28/2015 Aan het werk in 't Schuitwater by Team Nattehond & jssf
Maryland 11/28/2015 Kiwanis Park CITO by lpyankeefan
Texas 11/28/2015 I'm So Dam Thankful CITO by NSRAggie
Liège, Belgium 11/29/2015 Deviens un geoacteur n°3 : Stavelot by Team-JLW&SOU
Leinster, Ireland 11/29/2015 Another Bray Harbour CITO by sarahmur
Alabama 11/29/2015 CITO November 2015 - Work off that Turkey! by spaceteacher
Victoria, Australia 12/5/2015 E.L.F. by Geocaching.Geelong

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