Chinese athletes wearing protective face masks arrive in Tokyo before the Olympics. Photo: Reuters Chinese athletes wearing protective face masks arrive in Tokyo before the Olympics. Photo: Reuters
Chinese athletes wearing protective face masks arrive in Tokyo before the Olympics. Photo: Reuters

Japan counts the cost of Tokyo Olympics waste after dumping medical supplies, food

  • The organisers last week issued an apology for ‘mismanaging’ medical equipment that was stockpiled before being thrown away unused
  • One-quarter of food ordered for 20 venues before the Games was dumped, including 4,000 of the 10,000 meals from the day of the opening ceremony

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Chinese athletes wearing protective face masks arrive in Tokyo before the Olympics. Photo: Reuters Chinese athletes wearing protective face masks arrive in Tokyo before the Olympics. Photo: Reuters
Chinese athletes wearing protective face masks arrive in Tokyo before the Olympics. Photo: Reuters
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