High-altitude cleaning efforts in the Khumbu region of Nepal have made trekking more pleasurable now, reports Himal. The Sagarmatha Pollution Control Committee (SPCC) is supervising a programme that

Vadodara's residents show that handling garbage hands on is the best way to beat municipal overload

Himalayan conservation gets a start at a recent seminar in the Capital

SOLID waste is piling up in the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu. Entrepreneurs whose businesses are based on tourism say the country will lose tourists -- its major foreign exchange earner -- if the

Industries and local councils have had to come to the rescue of Germany's ambitious recycling programme, which is overwhelmed by a huge volume of waste.

The flooding of the market with recycled materials, coupled with the disinterest shown by small businesses, has created problems for Seattle's model recycling programme.

Germany's environmental laws are slowly ushering in a culture of waste reduction, especially in packaging material.

Individuals and voluntary agencies continue to make films in different parts of the country on subjects that interest them, though hardly any of these make it to the television screen.

GROWING piles of garbage in the mountains have led the Himalayan Environment Trust to release a code of conduct for climbers. With the rise in the number of Himalayan expeditions, Jarge

THE GARBAGE heaps of Kathmandu, which rise in ugly mounds against the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayan ranges, tell a story -- a story of blind, lopsided, urban growth in one of the poorest