Tag Archives: China

Friday Buffet

Beginning next month, the University of North Texas will be launching an educational campaign to cut campus food waste. Let’s hope it has an impact on students there! — — The Chinese city of Wuhan will be using GPS to track food waste in the waste stream, a reflection of the increased attention being paid [...]

August 9, 2013 | Posted in Friday Buffet, International, Restaurant, Waste Stream | Comments closed

Friday Buffet

I’d be more excited about freezers that can detect expiration dates if those dates meant anything! With perishables, date labels speak to quality not safety. And they are basically meaningless for frozen food. — — Want some fraud with that food waste? Then talk to these two Edmonds, Wash., food service workers. — — World [...]

June 14, 2013 | Posted in Friday Buffet, International, School | Comments closed

Clean Your Plate, Because…You’re in China

Many of us grew up hearing the admonition, ‘Clean your plate, because there are children starving in China.’ Well, it turns out Chinese kids heard (and some experienced) similar things. That’s one of the many fascinating anecdotes reported in The World‘s fascinating piece on food waste in China. As part of the What’s For Lunch? series, The World focused [...]

June 12, 2013 | Posted in Household, Hunger, International | Comments closed

China Hates Waste?

It’s never a bad thing when the world’s most populous country turns its gaze to food waste. And China is doing just that, thanks to Xi Jinping, the new Communist Party chief and the presumed next President. Xi prompted this newfound attention with a few words in response to an article on China’s rampant food waste. As [...]

February 22, 2013 | Posted in History and Culture, International | Comments closed
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