The trash collected from Mount Everest turns into art and is displayed in a nearby gallery, to emphasize the need to keep the highest mountain in the world from turning into a dump place. used oxygen bottles, torn tents, ropes, broken stairs, jars and plastic wrappers, dropped by climbers and trackers, meter 8,848.86 (29032 ft) high peak and surrounding areas.
Tommy Gustafsson, project director and co-founder of the next site Center-visitor information center and waste disposal point–Cycling–stated, that foreign and local artists will be working on the creation of art works from waste and train local residents, to turn trash into a treasures. “we want to show, how can you turn solid waste into precious objects of art… And employment and income creation,-said reuters. “we hope to change the perception of people about garbage and manage it“ it is located at a height of 3780 meters on Syangboche on the main trail to the base camp Everest, two days walk from Lukla, the gate to the mountains. 40 a4 это connected with “soft opening” for local residents in spring, as the number of visitors may be limited this year due to coronavir pandemic, gustafsson said. продукция and the work of art will be displayed to raise environmental awareness or sold as souvenirs with income preservation of the region, it said.
Removed from the mountain or collected from home and tea houses along the trail are processed and separated by a local environmental group, sagarmatha Pollution Control Committee, but a task in a remote region where there are no roads, is a huge challenge. dustbin is dumped or burned in open pits, causing air and water pollution as well as contamination of soil. Phinjo Sherpa, Eco Himal group involved in the scheme, said as part of a “report me“ initiative, each tourist and return guide will be asked to take a bag containing one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of garbage returned to Lukla airport, from which the trash will be transported by air to kathman. in 2019, more than 60,000 trek, mountaineers and guides visited the area. “we can handle a large amount of waste if we involve visitors“, Sherpa said. Everest was first climbed by Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay in 1953. nearly 4,000 people have since made 6,553 climbed to the Nepali side of the mountain, which can also be mounted on the Tibetan side in China, according to the Himalayan Database.