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Mount Everest plastic ban

Plastic will be banned on Mount Everest

Kathmandu. The Nepalese government has announced that from January 1, 2020, most plastic packaging and plastic bottles will be banned around the mountain. The ban applies to the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu community and to plastic items less than 30 micrometers thick.

In 2019, more than 10 tons of garbage were collected, which is created by thousands of mountaineers. Climbing Mount Everest today no longer has anything to do with the adventure and idyll of earlier days. Therefore, the plastic ban on Everest is an important step in the fight against the Plastic waste in the environment.


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Christoph Schulz

I'm Christoph, an environmental scientist and author - and here at CareElite I'm campaigning against plastic waste in the environment, climate change and all the other major environmental problems of our time. Together with other environmentally conscious bloggers, I want to give you tips & tricks for a naturally healthy, sustainable life as well as your personal development.

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