31 Oct '16, 10am

Trail o' trash: @GVPictures cleared over 100 tonnes of rubbish from 1 cinema alone in a year

Trail o' trash: @GVPictures cleared over 100 tonnes of rubbish from 1 cinema alone in a year

SINGAPORE: It was a typical Saturday evening and the cinema at VivoCity was packed with moviegoers. Some were queueing for tickets while others were streaming into the theatre with popcorn and soda in hand. One of the cinema halls, which has a seating capacity of 600, was about half full. The faint sound of people munching on popcorn and potato chips could be heard as many were enjoying a snack to enhance their movie experience. At the end of the film, the theatre's lights were switched on to help people find their way to the exit. But the lights revealed something else: Piles of rubbish on the floor, left there by careless customers. The lights were also the signal for cleaning supervisor Teo Thian Nan and two colleagues to swing into action. They had been on standby at the back of the theatre, waiting to move in to clear up the trash before the next screening. To make th...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/ugly-scenes...

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