Mount Everest Biogas Project Featured on EarthFix

(November 20, 2017) – Mount Everest Biogas Project was recently featured on Northwest Public Radio in an on air segment of the environmental news program: Earthfix. The segment highlights the the human waste issues on Everest and Mount Everest Biogas Project’s solution. Earthfix is a public media partnership that is … Read More

Mount Everest Biogas Project Nominated for UIAA MPA Award

October 6, 2017 Mount Everest Biogas Project has been recognized by the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA) as a nominee for the 2017 Mountain Protection Award (MPA) Honored among a prestigious group of twenty-two nominees from around the world for the 2017 MPA, the Mount Everest Biogas Project is … Read More

It’s Official! MEBP is an official 501(c)(3) Non-Profit!

Our team was officially recognized as a 501(c)(3) entity at the end of December 2016!  We can now move forward with our design and work with the Everest communities. Special thanks for all our volunteer’s help over the past 6 years, and especially for Kirk Robinson’s help in helping Perkins Coie … Read More

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.