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The Golden Rule of Ecotourism: Cleanup after Yourself

Trekking Kilimanjaro has been romanticized by the likes of Hemingway and developed a mystique with travelers the world over, but there is another side to this snowcapped wonder of the world – a man-made side – a side that impacts the mountain in very visible and preventable ways.

The Chore of Every Climber

On average, trekking Kilimanjaro to the summit takes one tourist, two porters, and one guide. Three people to every tourist creates a cycle of negative impact on the mountain. It comes in the form of a solid waste management (SWM) problem. (more…)

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