'Mountain' of art – Visitors look at art made from trash collected on Mount Everest, commissioned for the "Mt. Everest 8848 Art Project" in Kathmandu on November 19, 2012.
'Mountain' of art – Discarded oxygen and cooking gas cylinders, ropes, tents, glasses, beer cans, plastic and even the remains of a helicopter were used to make 74 artworks under the project.
'Mountain' of art – Artist Nara Bahadur BK hammered tin cans to create this yak's head. BK says he picked the animal for his artwork because of its usefulness to trekkers.
'Mountain' of art – This boat by artist Sushma Shakya was made by using tin cans, rods, nails and a portable gas stove.
'Mountain' of art – A visitor walks past an artwork made with an oxygen cylinder and plywood.
'Mountain' of art – A picture taken on February 6, 2012 shows an aerial view of the Mount Everest range, some 140 km (87 miles) northeast of Kathmandu.
'Mountain' of art – In this photograph taken in May 2001, Japanese mountaineer Ken Noguchi (L) and South Korean mountaineer Lee Sang-Bae (R) display garbage collected from Mt. Everest during their cleaning expedition. They had brought back more than 1.7 tons of garbage from the trip.