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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

Northeast England, United Kingdom 11/23/2017 ROKER BEACH - C.I.T.O by GeoJoy*
Southern England, United Kingdom 11/24/2017 We don’t want no Scrub! by Razorfishy
New South Wales, Australia 11/25/2017 Charles Kemp Reserve Bushcare - CITO Event 11/2017 by Splitty Miller JJCC
Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic 11/25/2017 CITO Květnice by tom.k
Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic 11/25/2017 CITO DREVCICE #2 by Arandur9424 + MarHol
Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic 11/25/2017 Nahrabem si by Geronto Tour
Baden-Württemberg, Germany 11/25/2017 Ein Jahr DreisamCleanup by WikingerJan
Berlin, Germany 11/25/2017 CITO Kiesgrube am Dachsbau by Janno216
Hessen, Germany 11/25/2017 CITO NSG Jossoler 25.11.17 10-14 Uhr by miffilizzi
Mazowieckie, Poland 11/25/2017 CITO LASEK LINDEGO 🌲 🌲 🌲 by Karlusia

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