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

Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic 12/4/2016 CITO c.4 - MARIE VITEZNA by kstavk
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 12/4/2016 Cito Eilendorf/Hahnweg by Gabco1
Malta 12/4/2016 CITO in Cirkewwa by jacke73 & Seruliina
South Island, New Zealand 12/4/2016 Grovetown Restoration (Marlborough) by the Seagnoid
Rogaland, Norway 12/4/2016 Nissene på CITO - 2016 by Mikro-John
Florida 12/4/2016 Jeep CITO Woman by LizardSally
Texas 12/4/2016 BB's (8) Blue Heron Parkway SETX CITO by BaytownBert
Tirol, Austria 12/8/2016 Der Morgen danach by IL144BX
Berlin, Germany 12/9/2016 CITO im Tegeler Forst #1 by Bernd2010
Southern England, United Kingdom 12/9/2016 Hedgelaying at Hucclecote. Reprise by Evil Edna

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