NEW YORK, May 14: On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor and explorer found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street in the world: trash.

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.

RIYADH, July, 5: In the lead-up to the release of a UN report focusing on mass child casualties in the Yemen conflict, the Saudi-led coalition that has largely been blamed for those deaths is already contesting the results of the report, some of which were leaked to the press late last month.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Everest Bank Ltd has distributed trash cans to Shree Budhanilkantha Temple located in Kathmandu. Issuing a statement on Wednesday, the bank said has that it distributed trash cans with the objective to maintain cleanliness inside the temple premises.

Turning trash into treasure

June 6, 2018 11:02 am

KATHMANDU, June 6: Handicraft department of Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) has started a crafts training program in Dhankuta Municipality from Monday. The program mainly trains the participants to make handicraft materials from surplus cloths of home.

SOLUKHUMBU, May 29: Managing the trash has become a tall order in the Sagarmatha (Mt Everest) region.

MYAGDI, May 7: Locals have taken the initiatives to remove the waste piling up at Mt. Dhaulagiri base camp at Mudi of Dhaulagiri rural municipality in Myagdi district since many years.

Tackle your trash

April 14, 2017 11:30 am

By now we have all read and heard of eco-friendly lifestyles and chances are most of us have rejected the idea as well. On the first glance, many find it to be an overwhelmingly ambitious notion. The abstract idea of altering our day to day activities for what many find to be a larger than life cause like ‘saving the environment’ sounds like a big inconvenience. Only the fact is it really isn’t.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Authorities have arrested five persons for throwing trashes into the Bagmati River at Til Ganga on Saturday. They have been fined Rs 5,000 each for their untoward action, according to the Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Town Police.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. For German artist Lena Koester, Kathmandu’s everyday trash is her inspiration for her upcoming art exhibition ‘You are the Observer’ that will be hosted from September 9 to September 13 at ARTUDIO, Center for Visual Arts in Swoyambhu.

SOLUKHUMBU, July 7: Tara Air has agreed to transport the trash collected from various places of the highest peak, Mount Everest, free of cost, it has been said.