Nepal Bans Single-Use Plastics In Everest Region

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“Nepal will make the Everest region a plastic-free zone by 2020 by banning single-use plastics, a move that will curb excessive pollution on the highest point of the Earth’s surface.

The executive council of Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality in Solukhumbu district reached this decision on Wednesday, the Efe news reported.

The new rule will come into effect from January 1, 2020.” See the full article HERE.

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