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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

Minnesota 04/22/2019 15TH Annual Earth Day by Cooler Crew Cachers
Maryland 04/22/2019 Black Hill Nature Programs CITO by katfauss11
Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium 04/22/2019 CITO 2019/6 "Paasmaandag in Wetteren: Linkeroever" by Gentsche Geokasjing Sosseteit
Tennessee 04/22/2019 Earth Day CITO 2019 by New Cache Order
Alaska 04/22/2019 This CITO will ROCK, I PLANET for Earth Day! by eaccipi
Michigan 04/22/2019 CITO For Earth Day Along Outer Drive by CITOcacher & Scook
Minnesota 04/23/2019 Wargo Court CITO by Cooler Crew Cachers
Finland 04/23/2019 Rivakasti Roskat Rautatieasemalta : E-S CITOVIIKKO by LiisaMatti
Finland 04/23/2019 Ziivoustalkoot Kujalassa by Päijät-Hämeen geokätköilijät
Alberta, Canada 04/23/2019 CITO Wainwright 1 by ArachnoNerd

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