WASTE NOT, WANT NOT

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TImagehe United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) rings in this World Environment Day (June 5) with the theme ‘Think. Eat. Save’. What can we do to prevent food waste? METROPLUS speaks to caterers and hotels on keeping wastage at bay, NGOs on distributing food to the needy and an expert cook on tips to recycle food

Wrap a meal

‘Don’t waste your food, wrap it’ — this poster on how one can pack excess food and give it to the needy serves as a everyday reminder to people. R. Mohammed Ali, T. Merwin Wesley and J. Palaniappan of SEEDS put up 3,000 such posters at hotels and shops in 17 cities and towns in Tamil Nadu. People started calling them to give away excess food. “The quantity of leftover food was insufficient for orphanages, so we approached a group of people who live in makeshift tents by the Noyyal,” says…

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