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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

Östergötland, Sweden 05/26/2016 Städa vid färjan by mjio
Northern Scotland, United Kingdom 05/26/2016 Tullos Hill CITO by TeamBucki
Michigan 05/26/2016 CITO 69/MillerRd exit by andiwr
Illinois 05/27/2016 2 part CITO; park 1 and park 2 by Cachundheit & Jeff116
Alberta, Canada 05/28/2016 CCARS16 - Highway Cleanup by CCARS16 Organizers
Manitoba, Canada 05/28/2016 Special Olympics Manitoba Track and Field CITO by MBGA
Quebec, Canada 05/28/2016 Cito au centre plein air de Saint-Adolphe d'Howard by BellaKaryna
Finland 05/28/2016 Sivakan siistiminen by Kelpo59 ja Omppu59
Alsace, France 05/28/2016 2ème Journée CITOyenne de Richwiller by Bigou13
Hessen, Germany 05/28/2016 LDK - CITO by car - Auf nach 35745 by DreiTreiser

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