Waste on Everest is often treated as ‘out of sight, out of mind’ – discarded into the nearest receptacle and promptly forgotten. For several years, there have been calls for the government to intervene with a waste management system in the region. However, the main underlying question today is, how much waste is really in the region today?
Sagarmatha Pollution Control Committee
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In 1924 George Leigh Mallory stated, “the highest of the world’s mountains, it seems, has to make but a single gesture of…