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According to Greeners Action in 2014, a total of 14.3 tonnes of edible food waste were generated every day from 75 markets under the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department. This amount was enough for an adult to survive for 34 whole years. Nowadays, leftovers constitute almost 40% of the disposable waste in Hong Kong and there are 3500 tonnes of leftovers produced per day.
27 Oct 2020

Food Waste!? Can Be A Beneficial Resource that Supports the Community

According to Greeners Action in 2014, a total of 14.3 tonnes of edible food waste were generated every day from 75 markets under the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department. This amount was enough for an adult to survive for 34 whole years. Nowadays, leftovers constitute almost 40% of the disposable waste in Hong Kong and there are 3500 tonnes of leftovers produced per day.

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