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Major clean-up campaign hopes to rid Everest of 10,000kg of garbage

Every year, hundreds of climbers, Sherpas and high altitude porters make their way to Everest, leaving behind tonnes of both biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste, including empty oxygen canisters, kitchen waste, beer bottles and faecal matter. Major clean-up campaign hopes to rid Everest of 10,000kg of garbage
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Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : April 29, 2019
Updated at : April 29, 2019 18:19
Kathmandu

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife.


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