ACS has partnered with Nepal Army, Ministry of Forest and Environment (MoFE), Nepal
Tourism Board, Nepal Tourism Department, Department of National Parks and Wildlife
Conservation, Local Government partners and Local Organizations to carry out a clean-up
campaign in six mountains of Nepal viz., Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Ama
Dablam, Mt. Pumori and Mt. Dhaulagiri. By June 5, 2021,the campaign will remove 35,000
kgs of waste and dead bodies from these mountains.
ACS aims to establish zero-waste heritages through source segregation, 3R practices and
local employment generation, starting from Baglung Kalika Temple.
ACS is working to create zero-waste rivers, starting with youth and community
engagement in Bagmati River Basin and Gandaki River Basin.
Zero-Waste National Parks
In partnership with Ministry of Environment, Nepal Army and other partners, ACS is
planning launch a Zero-Waste National Park Initiative through volunteer engagement,
awareness, waste collection, management and recycling in National Parks.
Zero-Waste Municipalities and Cities
ACS aims to establish zero-waste municipalities and cities through community
participation in source segregation and 3R practices, starting from Budhanilkantha and
Baglung Municipalities. ACS supports waste entrepreneurs and waste workers involved in
the waste value chain to increase their capacity to manage waste. To promote sustainable
lifestyles, ACS has been carrying out second-hand collection drives in urban
Nepal including Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Depending on different types of corporates (e.g. restaurants, industries, banks, etc)
ACS is working to develop Zero Waste/Carbon Neutral Standards and verification process
for implementation in different types of businesses.