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Nibbling away at food waste

Updated: 2013-02-02 08:27
By Raymond Zhou ( China Daily)

Nibbling away at food waste

Nibbling away at food waste

The Chinese penchant for purchasing more food than necessary, especially in restaurants, is linked to our obsession with image. It can't be easily abolished but should be chipped away a block at a time to give way to common sense.

Every Chinese student is taught this Tang Dynasty poem:

Farmers weeding at noon, sweat down the field soon. Who knows food on a tray, thanks to their toiling day.

Nibbling away at food waste

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