Chinese saying 'No' to food waste

2013-01-25 08:03:31 GMT2013-01-25 16:03:31(Beijing Time)  SINA.com
Staff members of a restaurant launch a campaign encouraging consumers to avoid food waste in Qingdao, Shandong province, Jan. 24. (Xinhua/Li Ziheng) Staff members of a restaurant launch a campaign encouraging consumers to avoid food waste in Qingdao, Shandong province, Jan. 24. (Xinhua/Li Ziheng)
Staff members of a restaurant launch a campaign encouraging consumers to avoid food waste in Qingdao, Shandong province, Jan. 24.Staff members of a restaurant launch a campaign encouraging consumers to avoid food waste in Qingdao, Shandong province, Jan. 24.
A sign with food-saving slogan is erected in a cafeteria in Qingdao, Shandong province, Jan. 24. A sign with food-saving slogan is erected in a cafeteria in Qingdao, Shandong province, Jan. 24.
A restaurant waitress places a sign with food-saving slogan on the table in Qingdao, Shandong province, Jan. 24. A restaurant waitress places a sign with food-saving slogan on the table in Qingdao, Shandong province, Jan. 24.

Stirred by an exposure on astonishing food waste on Chinese tables, “Did you empty the dishes today?” has become the most popular question in China. As response, restaurants and government departments take actions to eliminate food waste.

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