Burning trash in Nepal

Burning garbage is easy but comes at a price!

    Burning garbage has been a common and easiest solution to manage garbage in or out of the house. The effect to human health and environment of burning garbage is disregarded in the community. Surprising thing is that it doesn’t matter what the materials is as long as it catches fire it is being put

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Cleaning campaigns in Kathmandu

Organizing and participating in cleaning campaigns in Kathmandu could never be a bad idea as long as you have time and interest. There are several groups whose objective is to clean river, streets, alleyway and neighborhood. They organize events on Saturdays and on public holidays. These activities are crucial for establishing clean and green environment.

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burning firewood in Nepal

Why it is challenging to free our household from indoor air pollution?

The news published  in Kathmandu Post reported death of approximately 7,500 Nepalese annually due to disease linked to indoor air pollution. It highlights the deteriorating women’s and children’s health due to the pollution.The news also reports Nepal’s goal to make all households indoor air pollution free by 2022. This is a significant goal to keep

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Mind your waste!

Living in a clean and green community is not optional. But the situation might not be the same every time and everywhere. For sure most of us get bothered by filthy community or neighbourhod. What would be your responses and reaction if your community is dirty? How often you mind your waste or asked others

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waste collection bin

Why waste is not in waste collection bins?

Having waste collection bins in cities and towns is a good practice. On the other hand, having effective and efficient bins is even more crucial. Additionally, disposing of waste only in waste collection bins is equally important. Do you see anything wrong with the waste collection bin in the image above? These are the bins for

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business ideas

10 Environmental Business ideas in Nepal anyone can start

While talking Business ideas in Nepal the list can go long. There can be so many opportunities for a person with or without technical skills. What matters is the will to be an entrepreneur and confidence to tackle the risk involved. In this blog, I won’t dive into other business ideas but focus on environmental

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Here’s How You Can Manage Your Food Waste in Nepal

A report published by Asian Development Bank(ADB) in 2013 says 66% of total Municipal Solid Waste is an organic waste. It is observed that the trash bag with organic waste contains the significant amount of food waste as well. The report by ADB illustrates that only 30% of surveyed household segregate waste at source. Which

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emissions in Nepal

6 ways to keep vehicular emission below emission standards in Nepal

Air pollution in Nepal is worsening every day on. It’s clear that vehicular emission is contributing to this worst situation. News like “Majority of city vehicles fail emission standards” really frustrates city residents. I am pretty sure you have seen the awful smoke coming out from the tailpipe of vehicles. These vehicles are poorly maintained

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Why riding a bicycle in Kathmandu can be beneficial ?

Riding bicycle in Kathmandu to work or just for fun should never disappoint you. There are plenty of benefits to cycling. Some benefits could be getting away with traffic, beating air pollution, living a healthy life. By the way, there could be concern about safety while riding a bicycle in Kathmandu, I will also cover

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Waste segregation: topic with least attention in Nepal

Waste segregation might probably be a topic with least attention in Nepal. Everybody wants to get rid of waste as soon as possible. Waste, in general term, means stuff that is of no use, it doesn’t matter whatever be nature and origin.  Unfortunately, most common practice here starts with packing the waste in a plastic bag.

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Annoying horns in Kathmandu! How to avoid It?

Have you ever thought why annoying horns in Kathmandu are so popular? We might not have realized the prospective harm of horns we blow. At this point, Let me write about the noise that is annoying everyone. A study was conducted by the Ministry of Environment back in 2010/2011 to measure the level of sound pollution. The study

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