This file picture shows a Nepalese sherpa collecting garbage, left by climbers, at an altitude of 8,000 metres during a clean-up expedition at Mount Everest. Photo: Agence France-Presse

There’s a 14-tonne ‘faecal time bomb’ on Mount Everest. Here's one man’s idea to defuse it

Every person who attempts to climb Mount Everest leaves a smaller mountain behind – about 27kg of excrement

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This file picture shows a Nepalese sherpa collecting garbage, left by climbers, at an altitude of 8,000 metres during a clean-up expedition at Mount Everest. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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