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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    In the face of global hunger, Hong Kong must stop wasting food

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by MAYLING CHAN

    ... Mayling Chan Mayling Chan says Hong Kong people's habit of wasting food runs counter to the global goal to ensure a sustainable food supply for all, and we must do more to reduce and recycle our waste Hungry for change In Hong Kong, like any modern city that tends to rely on globally sourced imported food, it's hard to visualise the link between global issues of food ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Green fix for food waste mountain

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Environment-friendly fix makes molehill of food waste mountain Since the Council for Sustainable Development launched a consultation on waste charging, there has been a flurry of media ... solution to the disposal of food waste, via our upgraded sewerage system, completion date 2016, at Stonecutters Island. Food waste generated in Hong Kong is more than 75 per cent water, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Christine Loh pledges targets on food waste recycling by end of the year

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Environment deputy to tackle concern over waste disposal charges with plan to cut amount of food dumped in landfills by end of the year Targets to be issued for food recycling A plan to handle food waste will be rolled out by the end of the year, with ambitious targets to cut the amount now being dumped in landfills, Undersecretary ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Tseung Kwan O residents sign up for pilot scheme to cut food waste

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Pilot programme at a Tseung Kwan O estate sees old vegetable peelings turned into fish feed Residents on a mission to slash their food waste Households ... capable of storing 1.5kg of solid-food waste including vegetable ends, expired produce and even shells and bones. The cartons are emptied at a collection point in the estate's car park where ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Plan to grow profits from food waste

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Plan to grow profits and popularise recycling food waste A proposal to expand landfills for future waste management has prompted lots of argument. Secretary for the Environment Wong ... be time-consuming and troublesome. But back in the 1950s in Hong Kong, people who were given a name in Chinese which translated as "waste food collector", collected leftover food door to door ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Beating waste and putting food on plates for needy

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Philanthropist learned the importance of compassion as a boy, and made this lesson a reality by helping the hungry of Hong Kong Beating waste and putting food ... a day or the one in three old people who fail to meet their basic nutritional needs, the wasted food could make a huge difference. Yeung's gives the credit for his involvement with charity ...

  7. News - China - WASTE

    Restaurants in Zhuhai that allow customers to waste food face hefty fines

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.name@scmp.com Labels warning customers they will be fined for excessive leftovers may be put on every table Zhuhai plans to fine eateries that waste food The government of Zhuhai plans to impose fines as high as 10,000 yuan (HK$12,600) on restaurants that allow customers to waste food. The Office of the Spiritual Civilisation Development Steering Commission ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Aeon Stores slammed for inaction on food waste

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... to waste Supermarket operator Aeon Stores has failed to come up with a credible plan to donate its discarded but still edible food to food banks, despite its pledge last year to do so, says a green ... to reduce food waste, but CR Vanguard and Aeon Stores had been slacking. A report the group published last year showed the four largest chains discarded 87 tonnes of food daily. About one-third ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Shangri-la cuts waste by giving food to the needy

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com The luxury hotel's banquet leftovers are donated to charity or turned into fish feed Shangri-la cuts waste by giving food to the needy Wondering what happens to the tonnes of food left over at buffet dinners in Hong Kong hotels every night? Some catering operators are finding ways to cut down on wastage, or to donate leftovers to those in need. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ENVIRONMENT

    Dealing with Hong Kong's food waste

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... It's telling that when a district scheme to recycle food waste succeeds beyond expectations, the organisers still struggle with excess. About 550 households signed up when the Cheung Chau ... facility, where the material is sorted and turned into compost. The problem is, there's more food waste than they can handle, says project manager Kwok Wai-man. Last year the association ...




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