KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Residents of the Bancharedanda Landfill Site, who had previously announced plans to stop garbage trucks starting from September 18, have decided to postpone the action until October 7.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Locals at Banchare Danda in Nuwakot district have announced that they will no longer allow the garbage of Kathmandu Valley to be disposed of in the landfill site there.

POKHARA, July 30: Popular tourist city, Pokhara has experienced a reek after garbage piled up on the street for the past four days.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Almost 36,000 kilograms of solid waste has been collected from various mountains under the Safa Himal Campaign 2023 conducted by the Nepal Army. The target of the campaign was to collect 35,000 kg of garbage.

KATHMANDU, April 25: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started managing garbage of Singha Durbar, the official residence of the Prime Minister, Baluwatar, and Sheetal Niwas after a hiatus of 18 days on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 20: Two local governments have warned that if the agreement reached with the people of Banchare Danda is not implemented, they will not allow the dumping of Kathmandu’s garbage in the Banchare Danda landfill site after 15 days.

KATHMANDU, April 12: Garbage has not been cleared from the main administrative center of the country, Singha Durbar, for four days. There is a foul stench inside the main administrative center of the country because of the daily accumulation of around five tons of garbage which hasn’t been picked up for the past three days.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The garbage on the premises of Singha Durbar, the government seat, has not been collected since Sunday. According to the order of Balendra Shah, mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), the garbage of Singha Durbar hasn’t been picked up.

KATHMANDU, April 9: Following the instructions of Mayor Balendra Shah, the garbage collection of Singha Durbar has come to a halt. The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has stopped collecting garbage from Singha Durbar since Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 15: The Banchare Danda Landfill Affected Area Concern Committee has warned Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) that it will not allow the dumping of waste at the Banchare Danda landfill site.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The work of classification of garbage at source, a campaign that was initiated by Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) around five months ago has been put off for the time being.

KATHMANDU, August 19: Harka Sampang Rai, the mayor of Dharan Sub-metropolitan City, has said that there is no garbage on the streets of Dharan. He said that the news on social media that Dharan, too, has waste management problems, is false.

KATHMANDU, August 16: The vehicles carrying garbage from Kathmandu to Banchare Danda were stopped by the locals on Thursday as well.

KATHMANDU, August 17: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has managed the waste generated in the Kathmandu Valley on Wednesday with a security cordon.

KATHMANDU, August 17: Vehicles carrying garbage from Kathmandu have reached Sisdol. According to Naveen Manandhar, the spokesperson of Kathmandu Metropolitan City, preparations for the disposal of waste are being made by deploying police personnel in the Banchare Danda landfill site.

KATHMANDU, August 16: The locals of Banchare Danda again stopped the vehicles carrying garbage from the Kathmandu Valley to the landfill site early this morning. Garbage trucks have reached Sisdol. Naveen Manandhar, spokesperson for the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), said that police will be mobilized from Nuwakot today as well to dispose of the garbage.

KATHMANDU, August 15: CPN (Unified Socialist) Dhunibesi-1 Ward Coordinator Bhishan Dhital has said that none of the agreements reached with them have been implemented and hence, they will not let garbage to be thrown at Banchare Danda until their demands are met.

KATHMANDU, August 15: The vehicles that had left for the Banchare Danda landfill site      carrying garbage from Kathmandu are stopped in the middle of the road today as well. Representatives of local political parties stopped all the vehicles that reached Banchare Danda landfill site in the middle of the road.

KATHMANDU, August 14: The vehicles carrying garbage from Kathmandu to Banchare Danda have been stopped by the locals again. According to Sita Rai, head of the Environment Department of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), the vehicles carrying garbage were stopped again this morning.

Kathmandu cluttered with garbage

August 9, 2022 17:26 pm

KATHMANDU, August 9: Narrow footpaths. Roads with potholes. Uncontrollable Traffic jams. The capital city is already in a sorry state. But the situation has worsened even more due to the 'heaps of garbage' found everywhere in the squares, alleys and corners of the capital city these days.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Nepal Police personnel and waste management team of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) have cleared garbage from the road after local residents blocked the road that was strewn with waste in Saraswatinagar area in Kapan on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The locals of Banchare Danda have announced that they will not allow the Kathmandu Valley’s waste to be dumped at the Sisdole-Banchare Danda landfill site from August 17.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The locals of Banchare Danda have announced that they will not allow the Kathmandu Valley’s waste to be dumped at the Sisdole-Banchare Danda landfill site from August 17.

KATHMANDU, JULY 11: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has covered some parts of the transfer station at Teku with plastic by spraying bacteria in the garbage as the garbage could not be transported at full capacity after the roads were damaged due to rainfall.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Balendra Shah has said that the people of Kathmandu will not have to suffer due to the accumulation of garbage on the streets of the city.

KATHMANDU, May 24: The waste collected in the Kathmandu Valley was dumped at the Banchare Danda Landfill Site for the first time on Tuesday. The dumping of the valley’s garbage started today with the completion of the construction of ‘Cell One’ of Banchare Danda landfill site.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Kathmandu features not only empty roads but also piles of garbage during this second phase of lockdown enforced since Wednesday midnight.

JANAKPUR, March 12: The recently blacktopped six-lane road between Janakpur and Jatahi looks vibrant with mushrooming shops alongside the road. People's activities have increased quite a lot since the last few months.

Hospital resembles dumping site

July 29, 2019 07:23 am

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.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Unbearable garbage stink has hit residents of Kathmandu Valley for the past few days.

Litter, litter, everywhere

June 28, 2019 08:25 am

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.

SAPTARI, June 21: The collection of garbage at Rajbiraj municipality has been resumed after three days with the discussion and agreement between the workers and administration.

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.

KATHMANDU, May 4:  A total of 31 metric tons of waste was recovered from Kathmandu Valley-based Rivers and Ring Road areas today.

KATHMANDU, May 3: The Kathmandu metropolitan city (KMC) has identified a new landfill site to dispose of garbage generated in Kathmandu valley during rainy season.

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.

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 3: As much as eight metric tonnes of garbage was collected from Hanumante river, Bhaktapur today under the Hanumante river clean-up campaign.

Waste continues to pile up in Muktinath

November 3, 2018 07:30 am

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, Oct 20: Three metric tonnes of garbage was removed from the river today as part of the ongoing campaign of cleaning the Manohara and Hanumante rivers even during the festival period.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court against the government demanding a mandamus to properly manage the garbage produced in the Kathmandu Valley.

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BENIN, Aug 22: Garbage has never smelled so sweet for a small village in southern Benin since it opened a pilot waste treatment centre to turn household rubbish into gas -- and cash.

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.