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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

Ontario, Canada 10/22/2017 Essex County Geocachers - Windsor Tree Planting by eM-Burr
Moravskoslezsky kraj, Czech Republic 10/22/2017 Cito Faunapark by KamilPet
South Island, New Zealand 10/22/2017 Planting Cape Wanbrow (Oamaru) by LSteamer
South Island, New Zealand 10/22/2017 Beach Clean Up (Creek to Breakwater, Oamaru) by Natalie247
Møre og Romsdal, Norway 10/22/2017 Fellevika CITO by Sunnmøre Geocaching
Mazowieckie, Poland 10/22/2017 Czysta Wisła - Pelcowizna by jonash2202
Hawaii 10/22/2017 A Boondock Saints Project: Le chéile by Eireannach
Kentucky 10/22/2017 Berea Chamber Geocaching Weekend CITO by kymtnhiker
Rhode Island 10/22/2017 Hobo's Cemetery Improvement Tidying & Overhaul #14 by Hobo.
South Carolina 10/22/2017 Molly's Rock Area CITO. by sc-kayaking

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