Trash In Mt. Everest

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Mt.Everest is known for being the highest point in the world and tourist hotspot but not only that,there is an estimated 50 tons of trash on the mountain. Why there is so much trash is rappers,oxygen tanks and tent remains are left by climbers and never taken care of.Corpses are strewn across the snow and buried over time by high winds pushing chunks of snow.The number of oxygen tanks are increasing fast but clean up efforts are working. The more trash on Everest the more money the Nepalese government loses.It is a difficult task to bring down trash because they have to bring it down ropes,ladders and ice pegs.Animal and human waste plays a part in the trash because it takes waste one year to biodegrade and if petrified takes even longer
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