2016

Cleanup Nepal

Clean up Nepal in collaboration with Amics Nepal conducted a cleanup from Tusal Marga to Gaurighat. During this, we collected all the waste alongside roads and fixed two dumping sites on the way. We also swept, cleaned and painted one of the dumping sites such that people will be reluctant to throw waste at that location from next time. We…

Nationwide clean up

On the occasion of the Cleanup the World Weekend, Clean up Nepal has undertaken its fourth annual nationwide cleanup on 17 September. Clean-ups were carried out at the same time at over 152 locations throughout Nepal between 7am and 11am. Embracing the slogan ‘Our Place, Our Planet and Our Responsibility’, more than 36, 000 participants and over 400 community entities…

Awareness raising training

During our up-cycling training at Hunumath, Lalitpur, we identified that waste there is either burnt or dumped by households. To address this problem, Clean up Nepal organized an interactive workshop at Hunumath on 13 September, 2016. The workshops consisted of awareness raising components on “Poorly Managed Waste and its Impact on our Health and Environment”, “The Impact of Waste Burning”,…

School Level Environment Essay Contest

Clean up Nepal organized a School level Environment Essay Contest on the topic “Waste burning: Its impact and the role of youth to mitigate it” for secondary schools of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur Districts. This is an initiative to raise awareness among schools and students about the issue of waste burning that is running rampant in the urban areas of…

Community Cleanup

Clean up Nepal conducted a river cleanup at Silaphal, Thankot on Saturday, 30 July 2016. 110 registered participants took part in the cleanup where waste was collected from the river and the surrounding areas manually from 7 am to 9 am. An excavator was then used for another two hours to take out bulky garbage that had been in the…

Clean up at Gahanapokhari

Clean up Nepal conducted a cleanup at Gahanapokhari on 27 July 2016. The cleanup was organized in collaboration with Kathmandu Metropolitan City ward no. 5, Tri-Shakti Club, Hadigaun and Tri-Shakti club women’s group. More than 30 people participated in the cleanup for two hours. The participants cleaned up the space in and around Gahanapokhari and collected 6 sacks full of…

Reuse and Upcycling Training

Clean up Nepal facilitated a ten day up-cycling training from 6 July 2016 till 9 August 2016 to train a total of 10 women of Sankhu to learn skills to make up-cycled products. During this period, the trainees learnt to knit body scrubbers, purses, phone bags, bottle bags, pen holders, key chains, tea mats, table mats, baskets, decorative items and…