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Community training on proper waste management

Community training on proper waste management

In one of the communities of Budhanilkantha. The clustered community consisted around 18 households and a factory of hemp products. The training emphasized on five components– introduction to ongoing waste related practices; waste segregation; 3Rs– Reduce, Reuse and Recycle; composting and impacts of open air waste burning. It is often observed that “awareness” could be the key to waste management…

Open Data and Nepal Waste Map Consultation

Open Data and Nepal Waste Map Consultation

In an interesting turn of events, Clean up Nepal showcased how waste sector data is currently being used for development to the key officials of Kathmandu Metropolitan City Office and DFID Nepal marking the internal launch of its open-data website and mobile application, a powerful solid waste management tool for planning, monitoring, collaboration and communication (nepalwastemap.org) . With the generous support…

Zero waste at school program at Saraswathi School

Zero waste at school program at Saraswathi School

Clean up Nepal held “Certificate Distribution Program” at Koteshwor Saraswati Secondary School with the completion of “Zero Waste at Schools” program. Certificates were distributed to grade seven students and the school for their participation in the five week session. Preliminary students cleaned up their school premises, which was followed by a drama by Amics del Nepal. The drama helped aware…

Waste Segregation Workshops

Clean up Nepal conducted a capacity building workshop with the aim to segregate waste at source in 500 households being served by Waste Concern Pvt Ltd- a private waste collection company working in the Koteshwor area. Clean up Nepal trained their staffs on Waste Segregation, 3Rs, Composting and Impacts of Waste Burning on Health and Environment. The trained staffs will…

Earth Day 2017 Tree Plantation

Green up Nepal is an initiative of Clean up Nepal that started in 2016 to encourage and empower youth groups, individuals, organizations and other stakeholders to plant more trees in urban areas of Nepal to combat the carbon concentration in the atmosphere. This year, the Green up Nepal campaign kicked off on Earth day and will run until the end…

Toilet Handover to the Community

Shree Panchakanya Primary School at Nuwakot invited us to attend their 40th Anniversary. Program included prize distribution to students, honor program for elderly citizens and inauguration of new classrooms and latrines. During our first visit on 19 August 2015 students were studying under temporary shed. And, the sanitation condition was poor the school had no latrines. Clean up Nepal decided…

Cleanup Campaign at Makalbari

With the theme “Promoting Community and Environment Sustainability”, a team of 30 students and teachers of Xavier International College conducted a cleanup at Bagmati-Makalbari area on Saturday from 8 am till 9 am and collected around 100 kilograms of waste. This event was a part of week-long celebration of World Social Work Day. Clean up Nepal supported the event by…