2015: Submitted grant proposal to UIAA

The International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (the UIAA) invited our project to submit a proposal for their annual environmental award, the UIAA Mountain Protection Award. Even if not selected, our program will be provided access to UIAA’s 80 national federations and their 2.5 million members.

2014: Presentation to the American Alpine Club

In July the Mt. Everest Biogas Project was invited to present our project to the American Alpine Club at their 3 days Sustainable Summits Conference. Focus of the conference was “to shape and share environmentally sustainable solutions for mountain areas, while also developing global partnerships”. View the presentation below: Garry … Read More

Mike Marsolek visits Kathmandu University

June 2015- Mike Marsolek of the Seattle engineering team visits Kathmandu University to set up bench scale biogas reactors with samples of Everest climbers’ waste at Kathmandu University. This project is critical to determining if antibiotics present in the climbers’ waste will inhibit or prevent biological formation of methane and … Read More

Mt Everest Biogas Project Progress since our inception in 2010

The progress made by the Mt Everest Biogas Project since our inception in 2010 is shown in the timeline below.  We present the organizational and planning progress made in this international collaborative effort, as well as the technical progress of our ongoing design.  It will take a lot to build … Read More