Biogas to be yielded from human waste collected from Everest Base Camp

Apr 13, 2017-

Biogas is to be produced from human fecal matter collected from the Mount Everest Base camp as a better way is sought for its management.

The Sagarmatha Pollution Control Committee (SPCC) last year set up a dumpsite near Lobuchhe to dispose waste left by climbers and guides on the Mount Everest. Earlier the dumpsite was at Gorkasep situating at an altitude of 5,164 meters.

The Committee sought an alternative way to better manage human waste collected from the Everest base camp situating at an altitude of 5,300 meters.

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