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  1. Homes for elderly told to improve meals

    Posted Jun 12th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A total of 152 complaints about meals at homes for the elderly have been made to the Social Welfare Department. Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said the complaints mainly concerned poor food quality and undesirable meal times. Sixteen of the complaints, all about food quality, were found to be valid. Letters have been sent to the homes involved, ...

  2. Schools' faith in meal boxes misplaced

    Posted May 17th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong 90pc of new containers dumped at landfills Primary schools have mistaken the recently introduced transparent meal boxes as environmentally friendly food containers, ... of the disposable polypropylene food containers. Her department was now working with the Education Department to reduce the use of disposable meal boxes by encouraging schools to introduce centralised lunch ...

  3. Dumped meals using up third of landfill space

    Posted Oct 01st 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Hongkongers waste 3,200 tonnes of food a day, all of which is dumped in landfills. Greeners Action, the environmental campaigners, say this could be turned into useful material like fertiliser. According to figures from the Environmental Prote ...

  4. Eight sick after Ocean Park meal

    Posted Jul 24th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Eight visitors, including five members of a Korean family, fell sick after eating at Ocean Park yesterday. They complained of abdominal pain and then vomited after eating pork chop and rice for lunch in a restaurant. They sought help from park s ...

  5. Cook yourself a healthy meal this summer

    Posted Jul 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... People eat a lot of fast food because it is convenient. But it also produces more rubbish, such as styrofoam boxes and plastic containers. This has a negative impact on the environment. The rubbish goes to landfills and when these are full, there will be ...

  6. Ocean Park's ethical offering

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with WWF guidelines. When ordering the low-carbon meal set, guests can choose between the organic green bean salad with tomato salsa, and the organic garden mixed salad. Main courses include: ... meal, there's dessert. Guests can opt for the local organic strawberry and bean-curd cake or the seasonal fresh fruit salad. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Students eat green to save the planet

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... a weekend of heavy eating, she said. One school meal supplier involved in the campaign said vegetarian meals had been unpopular until the campaign started raising awareness. Now meat-free meals ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Proposing barbecue ban to ease smog is at least an admission of problem

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... to state-owned and private industrial enterprises. Proposals include a ban on barbecues and encouraging people to eat less fried food and improve the way meals are prepared. "Does anyone believe ...

  9. Restaurants join campaign to cut scraps

    Posted Feb 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng More than 220 restaurants have joined the Greeners Action campaign to reduce kitchen waste from March 3. They will offer their customers the option of reducing meal portions by a third on Wednesdays in return for a HK$1 discount. Greeners hopes the campaign will help save some 300 tonnes of waste a day, or a tenth of the city's total kitchen waste. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ENVIRONMENT

    Dealing with Hong Kong's food waste

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

    ... food scraps into fish meal - one to operate the heavy machinery required to dry the animal feed, another to discharge effluents and the third to operate an "offensive trade". ... leftovers can be turned into flower pots and even food containers. For Wong, however, the best use for food waste is making fish meal, a mere 10-hour process. "Hong Kong absorbs more than ...




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