Nepal 2016 Travel Journal – Chapter 2

Saturday, May 7 We met Mingma at the airport early to catch the first flight to Lukla (9000ft), the beginning of our trek. A series of miscommunications at the airport lead to our seats being given to other travelers. However, Mingma found us an alternative almost immediately. A helicopter (piloted by a … Read More

Nepal 2016 Travel Journal – Chapter #1

This is Joe’s daily log of the May 4-26, 2016 trip to Nepal along with MEBP team member Garry Porter and Social-Media Coordinator Brenda Bednar. As availability of internet and computers will be inconsistent on the 17-day trek through the Khumbu Valley, posts will be written daily but uploaded when possible. More photos of … Read More

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.

2015: Accepted as formal EWB-USA ATDT project

The Mt. Everest Biogas Project was officially recognized as an Appropriate Technology Design Team (ATDT) within Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA). Engineers without Borders-USA (EWB-USA) is a nonprofit humanitarian organization established to support community-driven development programs worldwide through partnerships that design and implement sustainable engineering projects. Appropriate Technology Design Team … Read More

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