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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

Ústecký kraj, Czechia 7/15/2018 Potykame netykavko (4) ... Trebas macetou! by cestar62
Hauts-de-France, France 7/15/2018 GeoNord 2018 - CITO on the beach by Geo-Nord
South Island, New Zealand 7/15/2018 Hinepango Old Man's Beard by the Seagnoid
Gauteng, South Africa 7/15/2018 Tswaing Wetlands CITO by HeinG
Maryland 7/15/2018 July 15th - Kiwanis Park CITO by lpyankeefan
Michigan 7/15/2018 Summer Pool Party 2018 by South Lyon Trekkers
Missouri 7/15/2018 OMG- Nicholas Park CITO by dc2swhill
Pennsylvania 7/15/2018 Geo-Fun Cleaning up the Allegheny National Forest by Dove78, RN escape and MountainBikerGal
Bahamas 7/16/2018 Shark Creek Beach Cleanup by Schmerz0r
Finland 7/16/2018 Huutia hunsvoteille 2 by Strutsi

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