DANG, July 29: A heap of stinking garbage left unattended since days welcomes visitors of the Rapti Academy of Health Sciences in Dang district. Poor garbage management at the institution has badly affected the visitors and the patients alike.
Kathmandu has started to give off foul stench. Once again, heaps of garbage are seen lying on the streets, uncollected for days on end, leading to accumulation of more filth and garbage every other day.
Going out in Nepal means you have to be clad in layers of clothing, put on multiple face masks, and have your head covered in thick shawls. Yet you end up feeling like the dust and smell are getting into your pores.
Coca-Cola has joined hands with Nepal Army, Nepal Mountaineering Association and Sagarmatha Pollution Control Committee (SPCC) to collect garbage from Everest Region. Sundeep Bajoria, Vice President Operations, South West Asia at Coca-Cola, is in Kathmandu to participate in garbage handover program organized on the occasion of World Environment Day.
CHITWAN, June 1: Bharatpur Metropolitan City collects around 65 tons of waste on a daily basis. After collecting the garbage, the metropolis dumps it on the banks of the Narayani River. It has been nine years since the local unit has been dumping the waste on the river bank in ward 4.
MUSTANG, May 12: Muktinath temple area, a prominent religious destination for Hindus and Buddhists, is being polluted with garbage dumped by pilgrims and visitors. Heaps of waste around the area is left uncollected.
KATHMANDU, May 9: Around five tons of garbage has been collected from Mount Everest during a clean-up campaign launched by the Nepalese authorities with the help of the army since mid-April, ANI reported.
BUTWAL, April 6: On February 14, chief minister (CM) of Province 5, Shankar Pokharel, came to the streets and participated in a road cleanup program in Butwal, the temporary capital of the province. He did not only pick the garbage on the roadside but also got into the sewers. The team including the CM, high-level government officials, mayor and deputy mayor of Butwal Sub-metropolis participated in the cleanup campaign. Later, the collected waste was disposed on the banks of the Tinau River.
BIRATNAGAR, Feb 3: Neglecting public health and environmental degradation, most cities of Province 1 have been disposing their waste out in the open. Despite being aware about the piles of garbage on the streets, alongside roads, rivers and other places, the local governments have shown no concern to solve the waste management problem which can possibly trigger an epidemic.
MUSTANG, Nov 3: Every day, thousands of domestic and international pilgrims throng Muktinath, the famous religious shrine in Mustang. In recent years, this place has evolved as one of the most preferred destinations for travelers. Various dignitaries such as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have reached this site to see its mesmerizing beauty.
KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has come up with a three-phase plan for solid waste management in the Kathmandu Valley where garbage disposal has become a herculean task due to the unavailability of space at the Sisdol landfill site in Nuwakot.
LAHAN, Aug 5: Two sister wings of the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) joined hands to collect the garbage left to rot on the streets in Lahan Municipality of Siraha district. The garbage was left uncollected by the municipality for the past 18 days.
LAHAN, Aug 4: Leaving piles of garbage at almost every nook and corner of the city for the past two weeks, representatives of Lahan Municipality including the mayor have gone for an excursion. As the people responsible for resolving the waste disposal problem are currently on a visit, it is uncertain how long the locals of Lahan will have to deal with the garbage ordeal.
LAHAN, Aug 2: When the local elections were held last year after almost two decades, it had brought a new wave of excitement among the people across the country. Locals of Siraha too were hopeful that the elections would pave way for development and prosperity.
KATHMANDU, July 26: The failure of the government and the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) to find a permanent solution for the management of the daily waste produced in Kathmandu has caused multiple problems in the capital city and the adjoining suburbs.
KATHMANDU, July 16: The smell of rotting garbage is the new normal in Kathmandu Valley. The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) office's unpreparedness has left garbage heaps lying unattended on the roads and streets of the capital valley for over three weeks now.
KATHMANDU, July 15: Owing to packed Sisdole landfill site, it will take some more days for Kathmandu Metropolitan city to collect the garbage from the Valley. The garbage is not collected in the Valley for a month.
CHITWAN, Nov 5: Massive flooding this monsoon has polluted Chitwan National Park (CNP) by dumping piles of garbage. Plastic bags, bottles, slippers, shoes, clothes and even utensils are dumped within the park’s forest and water resources near the eastern side of Sauraha.
CHITWAN, Nov 56: Massive flooding this monsoon has polluted Chitwan National Park (CNP) by dumping piles of garbage. Plastic bags, bottles, slippers, shoes, clothes and even utensils are dumped within the park’s forest and water resources near the eastern side of Sauraha. Since the area is home to wild animals like rhino and elephants and many aquatic animals, the garbage is posing risk to their health.
NUWAKOT, August 2: Local people have created obstructions in dumping waste at Okharpauwa landfill site in Nuwakot. The locals today morning stopped pickup trucks carrying waste from Kathmandu valley from downloading.
MUGU, June 11: Lack of proper management of waste materials, garbage and human feces in various pasturelands of eastern Mugu is not just giving rise to environmental pollution but is also affecting the health of Yarsa collectors.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, April 15: At least 10 people were killed and 12 others injured when a massive mound of garbage collapsed on part of a poor neighborhood near Sri Lanka's capital during festivities to mark the local new year, officials said Saturday.