01 Sep '17, 9pm

Food waste: Food for thought for students - The Straits Times

Food waste: Food for thought for students - The Straits Times

As he slid plastic gloves onto his hands, 11-year-old Ray Yap inspected the large containers of dirty plates, bowls and cutlery lined up beside him on trolleys. Then he frowned. He had spotted a plate with leftover food on it. Ray had been tasked with an important mission a month ago: help his school Greendale Primary cut its food waste. That plate reminded him that he needed to redouble his efforts at the next recess starting at 9.45am. Get The Straits Times newsletters in your inbox Sign Up For the next half-hour, Ray and his friends Kellyn Loh, 10, and Triparna Poddar, 11, stationed themselves beside the plastic containers, reminding pupils to dump their leftovers into special green bins. The three pupils, members of the environmental science club, held the bins open for their peers, and even helped to pick up food which had fallen on the floor. The leftover food will l...

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