Completed: Conservation & Environment

Nepal: Serlo Monastery Waste Management

Year: 2013 Achievements: The Serlo Buddhist Monastery located a short distance from Junbesi in the lower SoluKhumbu region have been using a waste incinerator for a number of years. In that time the thick vegetation from the nearby forest close to the incinerator has been growing closer to the waste disposal unit and the head …
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Nepal: Takshindu Monastery Waste Management Project

Year: 2011 Achievements: The construction of 1 waste incinerator. Impact: Alleviates the dumping of non disposable waste (clothing, plastic etc) in the rivers and over mountainsides. There is no council pick up truck in these remote regions of Nepal, in fact there are no roads – just walking tracks. It also educates the community about …
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Nepal: Chiwang Monastery Waste Management

Year: 2011 Achievements: The construction of 1 waste incinerator. Impact: Alleviates the dumping of non disposable waste (clothing, plastic etc) in the rivers and over mountainsides. There is no council pick up truck in these remote regions of Nepal, in fact there are no roads – just walking tracks. It also educates the community about …
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Nepal: Thubten Chholing Monastery Waste Management

Year: 2010 Achievements: The construction of 1 waste incinerator. Impact: Alleviates the dumping of non disposable waste (clothing, plastic etc) in the rivers and over mountainsides. There is no council pick up truck in these remote regions of Nepal, in fact there are no roads – just walking tracks. It also educates the community about …
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Australia: Franklin River Rafting Clean Up

Year/s: 2008 and 2009 Achievements: Over the course of these two years we had two separate groups of rafters collect bags full of noxious weeds from the riverbank and carry them out to be disposed of appropriately. Impact: The Franklin River in Tasmania is renowned for its pristine wilderness as well as its world class …
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Australia: Arnhem Land Marine Rescue Project

Year/s: 2006, 2007, 2008 (x2), 2009, 2010 (x2) and 2011 Achievements: Over the course of 8 successful clean-ups across 6 years, countless pieces of marine debris and tonnes of ghost nets were collected from this stretch of coastline, saving an enormous amount of marine life. The last clean-up done over two one-week periods in September …
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