On the report, "Christine Loh pledges targets on food waste recycling by end of the year", September 17: seanniem - Best way to roll out the food recycling programme is to concurrently promote local farming. Local farming will increase demand for food composting, which means any food waste becomes an asset rather than a liability. newgalileo - Food waste is unfortunately a universal problem and even China does not do that well. It is part of a cycle of waste and lack of respect for the environment. At least one could hope a city like Hong Kong could try to show a way to deal with it. Education and changing attitudes is probably the most important factor.