20 Jun 2018 , Everest Base Camp
In this spring climbing season, SPCC collected a total of 17,678 kgs of garbage generated by climbers from Mt. Everest. Our garbage management staffs have brought down 13,501 kgs of burnable garbage from Everest Base Camp and 1,941 kg burnable garbage from Camp II to our waste management facility at Namche. A total of 2,245 non-burnable garbages (1,735 kgs from EBC and 510 kgs from Camp II) are currently being transported to Kathmandu and will be submitted to Kathmandu Metropolitan City for recycling. Similarly, a total of 12,995 kgs of human wastes and 4,010 kgs of kitchen waste are collected in the same season. In picture: SPCC staffs carrying garbage from EBC to Namche, which usually takes four days.