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  1. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted May 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... On supermarket chains dumping 29 tonnes of food waste a day: Philip Ho- What a waste. The way these supermarket chains disposed of their leftover food is utterly shameful. They should have given it away to food banks in Hong Kong to those in need. Kelvin Ng- What they don't sell they trash, because the less food available, the more the supermarket can charge the HK suckers. ...

  2. Diners called to order in battle to cut food waste

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... much. The reason? It's the latest chain in Hong Kong to join a global campaign not to waste food. 'We want our customers to enjoy their food and be able to finish everything,' ... the mentality of consumers.' Waiters at its 18 branches have been trained in a new campaign launched yesterday to reduce food waste by chefs and customers. The size of portions will be adjusted ...

  3. Cut size of banquets to save food waste

    Posted Oct 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com The food wasted at wedding banquets amounts to tossing out every dish served to three out of 20 tables of diners, on average, Friends of the Earth reported ... environment officer, said. Last year Friends of the Earth visited four banquets for weddings and companies, weighing the leftover food from 104 tables. They found that an average of 3.8kg of food ...

  4. The waste land

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... on keeping food waste to a minimum. That though requires careful thought and preparation at home and the luxury of being able to enjoy an unhurried meal in a restaurant. Time is the key to both ... Mark Footer Hongkongers are an odd lot when it comes to food; we fly it in and then, it seems, throw half of it away. Last week, the South China Morning Post reported that about 3,280 ...

  5. Please don't waste precious food

    Posted Aug 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Every bit of food is a resource of the Earth, but people often do not realise this and throw away a lot of food without thinking about it. Bakeries are one of the main offenders. Although ... of food every day. There are thousands of bakeries in Hong Kong, so the amount of bread being discarded must be incredible. I am sure the bakeries have not stopped to think of the millions ...

  6. Student green campaign targets food waste

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Beatrice Siu

    ... Beatrice Siu Student conservationists will launch a campaign in the middle of the month, with the help of one fast-food chain, to highlight the need to reduce food waste ... of municipal solid waste produced last year, a third was food and most of it was dumped in landfills. Mr Ho said food waste-processing machines, to be promoted by the government next year, were ...

  7. Work together to waste less food

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In a campaign to cut food waste, eight tertiary institutes and 160 restaurants are working together with Greeners Action to provide students with discounts on meals the first Wednesday ... If people order less rice, there will be less waste. I hope consumers and restaurants can work together to limit food waste and protect the environment. If you're not hungry, ask for a smaller ...

  8. Charity solves headache of good food gone to waste

    Posted Oct 11th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy While helping the community, a noodle producer said donating its products to a charity food bank had also saved samples from being wasted. 'Those instant noodle samples ... to learn that there are still many people so broke, they cannot afford regular meals,' Mr Chau said. 'We know it is a waste to discard those food samples as there are many people living ...

  9. Fast-food chains urged to cut down on waste

    Posted Apr 30th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Fast-food outlets should consider doing away with wrappers for chopsticks, dispensing sugar from common containers instead of individual packets and other ways to cut down on disposable waste, a concern group says. Targeting three popular fast-food restaurants- Cafe de Coral, Fairwood and Maxim's- a Green Sense survey found diners on average threw away more that 10 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    'Community kitchens' to serve unused food to needy

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... He said the airport had been doing a lot in reducing and recycling food waste, but that there was still room for improvement. "We are now liaising with local supermarkets and wet markets ... Beneath the organisation's executive committee are four sub-committees. One, which focuses on educating the public on food waste, is being headed by Adrian Cheng Chi-kong, the grandson ...




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