Win Gifts for Clearing Your Plate with This WeChat Mini Program

An app that rewards users for empty plates is gaining in popularity with the ongoing campaign to tackle China's food waste problem.

by Joshua Cawthorpe, 26 August 2020

China Restaurant Apologizes for Weighing Customers Pre-Meal

Two large scales were placed at the restaurant entrance.

by Ned Kelly, 16 August 2020

China Launches 'Clean Plate Campaign' to Reduce Food Waste

China wastes 18 million tons of food a year, enough to feed 30 to 50 million people annually.

by Ned Kelly, 16 August 2020

Garbage Sorting is Now Mandatory in Beijing

It’s official: trash sorting is now mandatory in Beijing.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 06 May 2020

Beijing to Start Stricter Garbage Sorting Rules Next Year

Based on the domestic waste management regulation, which took effect in 2012, the new amendments see more emphasis on individual responsibilities.

by Herlina Liu, 04 December 2019

Shenzhen Releases New Garbage Sorting Guidelines

Here's what you need to know.

by That's Shenzhen, 18 July 2019

HKers Mock Individually Packaged Strawberries Sold at Supermarket

'[It] reminds me of something out of Mad Max – like it's the last strawberry on Earth. It's ridiculous.'

by Bridget O'Donnell, 09 February 2017

Guangzhou is Producing 10% More Trash So Far this Year

How will the city deal with the mounting problem of waste?

by Jocelyn Richards, 02 November 2016

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