Cache In Trash Out

CITO Cache In Trash Out® (CITO) is an environmental initiative supported by the geocaching community. Since 2002, CITO has helped preserve the natural beauty of cache-friendly spaces. In that time, more than 240,000 people have volunteered at 11,000 CITO events.

Twice per year, geocachers can earn virtual souvenirs by hosting and attending events during CITO weeks. Visit the Help Center for information on the next CITO week.

Attend CITO Events

At CITO events, geocachers and community groups work together to improve parks and other outdoor environments. They clean up litter, plant trees, remove invasive species, build trails, and more.

To attend an event, view the CITO calendar or find CITO events near you.

Host CITO Events

To host an event, contact a land manager, local organization, or government agency to determine your community’s needs. Make sure to get permission for your project.

Here are some tips to help plan your event:

CITO every day

CITO can happen on every geocaching adventure! Pick up trash that you see on the trail. Clean up the area around each geocache. These small acts make a huge difference.

CITO in action

Upcoming global CITO events

View the CITO Event Calendar

Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 6/23/2017 Cito mit ❤ am Bergbaumuseum by Orga_Alsdorf
Southern England, United Kingdom 6/23/2017 Rip out the Ragwort by Evil Edna
New South Wales, Australia 6/24/2017 Charles Kemp Reserve Bushcare - CITO Event 06/2017 by Splitty Miller JJCC
Quebec, Canada 6/24/2017 Le Cito des Fous de Québec by FousDeQuébec
Pest, Hungary 6/24/2017 CITO Event by HunGeoTeam
Slovenia 6/24/2017 CITO - River Clean Up Canoe Tour by Larsus cisalpinus
Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland 6/24/2017 Neophyten Bekämpfung Bälchtürli by hörndli
Yorkshire, United Kingdom 6/24/2017 Ickles to Holmes CITO by DonCatchmentRT
Minnesota 6/24/2017 Wargo Court CITO by Cooler Crew Cachers
Texas 6/24/2017 Hey Buddy - Let's Clean Up Another Park VIII by Buddy, txgo4fan & Manofsteel73

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