Saturday, September 22, 2018

A Mount Everest-Sized Trash Problem

When we think of Mount Everest, we think of bold adventurers, daring men and women with
amazing stamina, and undeniable perseverance, strength, and fortitude--out there in nature, battling the extreme elements

We don't think of these climbers as anti-environmentalists. And yet, all of these adventurers are leaving a lot behind in their quest to reach the top and follow in the footprints of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay--the first two to reach the summit in 1953.

With the warming temperatures from climate change, snow is melting, revealing an assortment of other items left behind during the 55+ years of trekking. Add in the growing tourist trend of mountain adventurers, the trash is growing, not shrinking.

Innovators & entrepreneurs... looks like here's an environmental challenge of monumental size to tackle!

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