Plastic Free Everest (Khumbu)Region from January 1, 2020

Are you thinking of buying any beverage items packed in the plastic bottle in your Everest trekking? No, no. It's not possible from the New Year 2020. The local government has urged a notice to ban plastics below 30 microns and the beverage bottles in plastic. The dream of cleaning the piles of plastic is becoming true in the Khumbu region of Nepal, which is a home for the adventure lovers around the world.

 

plastic ban in everest regionThe overuse of plastic and plastic made materials have made the Everest region a dump of rubbish.

 

Everest region, especially the upper part, known as Khumbu was fighting the plastic related garbage problem. Several expedition group of Mt. Everest and the trekkers in Khumbu have defined Everest region as a dumping site of the plastic related materials. Even the locals tried to organize several cleaning campaigns; it was hard because plastic related things were not under control.

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No Plastic Zone: Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality

The government of Nepal is celebrating Visit Nepal 2020, so the local government of Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality decided to begin this amazing task from the very beginning of the New Year 2020. The local body has hoped to regain the awesome prestige of Everest being plastic free. No plastic bottles, bags and items are allowed to sell or use in the Everest region. It is one of the major plans of their current fiscal year.

Any beverage items or soft drinks are permitted in cans only, not the plastic bottles. It will give a great relief from the ir struggle to be free from the plastic dumps. The Everest expedition group, trekkers and climbers use lots of plastic related materieals for months and the garbage problem was not being able to be solved, says one of the authorities. Now, we have a good breathe with a specific policy.

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