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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

New South Wales, Australia 6/23/2018 Charles Kemp Reserve Bushcare/CITO Event 06/2018 by teamMerlin
Středočeský kraj, Czechia 6/23/2018 CITO DREVCICE #6 Starý sad by Arandur9424 & Bartoloměj Šoufek
Basse-Normandie, France 6/23/2018 Opération CITO à Courseulles sur Mer by sface76
Bourgogne, France 6/23/2018 Oh, Cito !!! by Pepinette
Centre, France 6/23/2018 Lutte contre l'Ambroisie by Conservatoire d'espaces naturels Centre CVL
Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany 6/23/2018 WWF – Cache and Collect – CITO by Kryptonite1989
Fejér, Hungary 6/23/2018 [17y] Ingókő GeoTrail CITO event by HunGeoTeam
North Island, New Zealand 6/23/2018 LWMCU - Hatea Drive Mangroves (Whangarei) by Love Whangarei Monthly Clean Ups
Rogaland, Norway 6/23/2018 Sommer Cito på Eigerøy by Cecton-mor
Wielkopolskie, Poland 6/23/2018 Kajakiem przez Prosnę - Part 2 by nadulka

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