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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 363,000 people have volunteered at 18,000 CITO events.

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

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

Pennsylvania 04/17/2019 Six Mile Creek Spring CITO 2019 by Staticbird11 & JediDaddia
Ohio 04/17/2019 Sara Lee Arnovitz Park CITO by boydfamily
Baden-Württemberg, Germany 04/18/2019 Cito an der "Neuen Hülbe" by Helpi1
Zlínský kraj, Czechia 04/18/2019 Uklid trnkové áleje po roce . . . by Děda Fana , ZDEFIN
Finland 04/18/2019 Kohti pääsiäisen viettoa: E-S CITOVIIKKO by Sampo09
Dalarna, Sweden 04/19/2019 Påskstädning i Mora 2019 by BeholderX
Illinois 04/19/2019 Group Workday at Danada FP - April CITO Week 2019 by mau724
Kansas 04/19/2019 Mr. (Good) Friday CITO - All Boys & Girls Welcome! by den2den2
Ontario, Canada 04/19/2019 CITO in the CITY - Chedoke Falls, Stairs & Trails by k3ls0
Ontario, Canada 04/19/2019 40 Mile Creek/Trail CITO by Kreamer&BearsKrew

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