3000waste collected from Mt. Everest
02, May 2019
Prelims level : Learn about Mt Everest , surrounding National parks Mains level : “The threat of Plastic reached to the world’s highest altitude” Comment.
- A total of 3,000 kg of solid waste has been collected from Mt. Everest, since April 14, 2019, as a part of a campaign launched by Nepal.
- The campaign seeks to bring back and safely dispose of a total of 10,000 kg of waste.
- The 45-day ‘Everest Cleaning Campaign’, led by Solukhumbu district’s Khumbu Pasanglhamu Rural Municipality began on April 14, 2019.