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Outcome of Food Wise Talks

 
   

1. From May 2013 to April 2017, 67 food wise talks including seminars, training sessions and workshops under Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign have been held, with attendance of over 4,400 headcount of attendees.

2. The objective of the food wise talks is to introduce Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to the public and stakeholders; promote food wise culture; encourage food waste reduction at source; and introduce good practices to reduce and recycle food waste in daily life.

3. More than 830 completed questionnaires were received from the attendees. The key summary of responses are:

  • About 90% of the respondents indicated that the talks could deepen their recognition of the problem of food waste in Hong Kong.
  • About 90% of the respondents indicated the talks could deepen their knowledge in reducing food waste in daily life.
  • About 90% of the respondents indicated the talks could increase their understanding of Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign.
  • About 90% of the respondents indicated they were likely to be conscious to reduce food waste and be food wise in the future.
 
 
   

Outcome of roving exhibitions

1. From September 2014 to February 2017, 17 roving exhibitions under Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign have been conducted.

2. The objective of the roving exhibitions is to bring the message of food waste reduction to the community and encourage the public to reduce food waste at source.

3. Big Waster mascot appears in the roving exhibitions. As of February 2017, the exhibitions have attracted over 21,000 headcount of visitors.

4. The roving exhibitions feature display panels with food waste reduction tips and also allow the public to share their “Food Wise” wishes and opinions on the exhibition board.  As of February 2017, roving exhibitions had collected around 3,000 food wise wishes and opinions from public. Selected food wise wishes and opinions have been uploaded to http://www.foodwisehk.gov.hk/en/foodwise-message.php.

5. Around 1,000 completed questionnaires were collected. The key summary of responses are:

  • About 80% of the respondents had heard of “Big Waster” or “Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign” before visiting our exhibition.
  • Over 90% of the respondents indicated that they knew better about “Food Wise culture” for reducing food waste after visiting our exhibition.
  • Over 90% of the respondents indicated that they were willing to participate in and encourage the others to promote and practice “Food Wise culture” after visiting our exhibition.
  • Over 90% of the respondents indicated that they supported “Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign” after visiting our exhibition.
 
 
 

Latest Activity/News

 
   

9 June 2017

Nan Fung Group - Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to organise a workshop for the property management staff from Nan Fung Group. They were introduced to food waste problems and treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign, useful tips of reducing food waste, and also methods to enhance food waste separation and recycling in property management level.

 
Participants listened to the talk attentively. Speaker explained the definition of food waste.
Participants participate in the talk actively.  
Participants listened to the speaker.
 
   
   

Past Activities

 
   

19 May 2017

Food Wise Hong Kong Ambassador - Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop

The Environmental Protection Department organized a workshop for Food Wise Hong Kong Ambassadors and introduce about food waste problems in Hong Kong, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, tips of food waste reduction at household and Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign.

 
Speaker introducing definition of food waste. Participants actively participate.
Participants actively answer questions.  
Participants listen to the talk attentively.
 
   

10 May 2017

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign - Seminar of Food Wise Charter Implementation Proforma

Environmental Protection Department has arranged a seminar in Hung Hom Community Hall on May 10, 2017. The seminar aims to assist signees of the Food Wise Charter to complete and submit their Implementation Proforma by sharing food wise examples, Good Practice Guides and methods for estimating food waste reduction of various sectors.

 
Question and answer session Participants are listening to the seminar attentively. Participants interacting with speakers of the seminar
The speaker is sharing in the seminar Question and answer session
Representative from EPD is sharing in the seminar Representative from EPD is sharing in the seminar
 
   

19 April 2017

Hong Kong Green Building Council Limited - Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce to staff from Hong Kong Green Building Council Limited to food waste problems and treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling and Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign. Useful tips of reducing food waste in banquets and office were shared as well.

Participants think about questions in the talk. Participants participate in the talk actively.
Participants listening to the talk attentively.  
Participants taking group picture after the talk.
 

24 March 2017

Program Contractors Limited Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce staff from Program Contractors Limited about food waste problems in Hong Kong, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, tips of food waste reduction and Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign.

Participants participate actively in the talk. Participants learning about food waste tips in the talk.
Participants listened to the talk attentively.  
Participants taking group photo after the talk
 

17-20 January 2017

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Wan Chai District

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Roving Exhibition attracted over 630 visitors at Wan Chai Revenue Tower Lobby area from 17 to 20 Jan 2017. It aims to bring the message of food waste reduction to the community of Wan Chai District and encourage the public to reduce food waste at source. The roving exhibition features display panels with food waste reduction tips, including food trimmings for the second dish recipes and tactics of food storage and buying management etc., allowing the public to share their “Food Wise” wishes and opinions on the exhibition board.

 
Big Waster is very welcomed. Bookmarks are provided in the exhibition to promote food wise messages.
Children share food wise wishes and opinions.  
Visitors are interacting with Big Waster.
 
   

19 December 2016

N.T.W. & J.W.A. Pok Hong Estate Children Garden Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce to the students from the N.T.W. & J.W.A. Pok Hong Estate Children Garden about food waste problems in Hong Kong including the meaning of food waste, unavoidable and avoidable food waste, problems caused by food waste, tips of food waste reduction and the Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign. Big Waster also attended the workshop to take pictures with the students.

 
Big Waster comes to have interaction with the students. Students are eager to answer questions.
Speaker is explaining the food waste problems to the students  
Students are listening to the talk attentively.
 
   

09 November 2016

CSBS Fong Wong Woon Tei Neighbourhood Elderly Centre Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce to the elderlies and staff from Fong Wong Woon Tei Neighbourhood Elderly Centre to food waste problems in Hong Kong, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, tips of food waste reduction, and Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign. Big Waster also attended the workshop to take pictures with participants.

 
CSBS Fong Wong Woon Tei Neighbourhood Elderly Centre Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop : The elderlies are responding to questions actively. CSBS Fong Wong Woon Tei Neighbourhood Elderly Centre Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop : Speaker introduces to the elderlies about food waste problems in Hong Kong,
CSBS Fong Wong Woon Tei Neighbourhood Elderly Centre Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop :The elderlies are listening to the talk attentively.  
CSBS Fong Wong Woon Tei Neighbourhood Elderly Centre Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop:Big Waster attends the workshop to take pictures withe the elderlies.
 
   

28-31 October 2016

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Tuen Mun District

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Roving Exhibition attracted over 750 visitors at Tuen Mun Leung King Estate from 28 to 31 Oct 2016. It aims to bring the message of food waste reduction to the community of Tuen Mun District and encourage the public to reduce food waste at source. The roving exhibition features display panels with food waste reduction tips, including food trimmings for the second dish recipes and tactics of food storage and buying management etc., allowing the public to share their “Food Wise” wishes and opinions on the exhibition board.

 
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Tuen Mun District : Children love taking pictures with Big Waster. Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Tuen Mun District :Big Waster interacting with children. Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Tuen Mun District : Children are writing down their  down their Food Wise wishes and opinions.
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Tuen Mun District :Family looking at the food wise information in the exhibition. Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Tuen Mun District :Exhibition board full of  Food Wise wishes and opinions.
 
 
   

10 December 2015, 28 January 2016, 7 March 2016, 18 May 2016, 27 June 2016, 27 October 2016

Training Workshops for Food Wise Eateries Scheme

In order to let the Food & Beverage Trade and Hotels sectors to understand more about the Food Wise Eateries Scheme and to allow front-line staff to learn and share on how to implement the Scheme in the eatery, 6 workshops have been held in Hong Kong Productivity Council Building (2 times), Leighton Hill Community Hall, Sheung Tak Community Hall, Kennedy Town Community Complex and Kwai Shing Community Hall from December 2015 to October 2016. The workshops provided detail information of the Scheme and practical tips in food waste reduction. Participants of the Scheme were invited to share their experience in implementation of the Scheme. Food donation organisations were also invited to share on how to donate surplus food and precautions in food donation. 

 
Training Workshops for Food Wise Eateries Scheme: 10Dec Training Workshops for Food Wise Eateries Scheme: 18May2016 Training Workshops for Food Wise Eateries Scheme: 27Jun2016
Training Workshops for Food Wise Eateries Scheme: 18Jan2016 Training Workshops for Food Wise Eateries Scheme: 18May2016
Training Workshops for Food Wise Eateries Scheme: 27Oct2016
 
   

28 September 2016

Ching Chung Hau Po Woon Secondary School Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce students and teachers from Ching Chung Hau Po Woon Secondary School to food waste problems in Hong Kong, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling and Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign, etc. Big Waster also attended the workshop to take pictures with the students and teachers.

 
Ching Chung Hau Po Woon Secondary School Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop- Workshop participants (1) Ching Chung Hau Po Woon Secondary School Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop - workshop participants (2) Ching Chung Hau Po Woon Secondary School Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop - workshop participants (4)
Ching Chung Hau Po Woon Secondary School Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop - Workshop Participants (3) Ching Chung Hau Po Woon Secondary School Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop - Workshop Participants (5)
 
 
   

21 September 2016

Kwai Chung Hospital Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce patients, volunteers and staff from Kwai Chung Hospital to food waste problems in Hong Kong, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling and Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign, etc.

 
Kwai Chung Hospital Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop - Workshop participants (1) Kwai Chung Hospital Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop :  workshop participants (2)  
Kwai Chung Hospital Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Event banner  
Kwai Chung Hospital Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop : Group Photo  
 
   

11-14 September 2016

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Central and Western District

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Roving Exhibition attracted over 750 visitors at the University of Hong Kong from 11 to 14 Sept 2016. It aims to bring the message of food waste reduction to the community of Central and Western District and encourages the public to reduce food waste at source. The roving exhibition features display panels with food waste reduction tips, including food trimmings for the second dish recipes and tactics of food storage and buying management etc. while also allowing the public to share their “Food Wise” wishes and opinions on the exhibition board.

 
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Central and Western District - Exhibition participants (1) Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Central and Western District: Exhibition participants (2) Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Central and Western District : Exhibition Participants
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Central and Western District : Exhibition Participants (3) Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Central and Western District : Exhibition Participants (4)
 
 
   

13 September 2016

Housing Department Seminar on Waste Reduction and Recycling in Commercial Premises and Housing Estates

The Environmental Protection Department was invited by the Housing Department to introduce to their housing managerial staff the Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign, Food Wise Charter Scheme, Food Wise Eateries Scheme, and Food Waste Reduction Good Practice Guides.

 
Housing Department Seminar on Waste Reduction and Recycling in Commercial Premises and Housing Estates - Seminar participants (1) Housing Department Seminar on Waste Reduction and Recycling in Commercial Premises and Housing Estates: Participants in the seminar (2) Housing Department Seminar on Waste Reduction and Recycling in Commercial Premises and Housing Estates: Participants in the seminar (5)
Housing Department Seminar on Waste Reduction and Recycling in Commercial Premises and Housing Estates: Participants in the seminar (3) Housing Department Seminar on Waste Reduction and Recycling in Commercial Premises and Housing Estates: Participants in the seminar (6)
Housing Department Seminar on Waste Reduction and Recycling in Commercial Premises and Housing Estates: Participants in the seminar (4) Housing Department Seminar on Waste Reduction and Recycling in Commercial Premises and Housing Estates: Participants in the seminar (7)
 
   

8 September 2016

Pacific Palisades Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce to staffs and residents from Pacific Palisades the food waste problems in Hong Kong, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign and food waste reduction tips.
 

 
Pacific Palisades Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Group Photo Pacific Palisades Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Participants in the workshop (1)  
Pacific Palisades Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Participants in the workshop (2)
Pacific Palisades Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Participants in the workshop (4)  
 
   

6 September 2016

L’hotel élan Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop 

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce to staffs from L’hotel élan the food waste problems in Hong Kong, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, food waste separation, recycling and Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign.
 

 
L’hotel élan Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop : Group Photo L’hotel élan Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop : Participants in the workshop (1) L’hotel élan Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop : Participants in the workshop (3)
L’hotel élan Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop : Participants in the workshop (2) L’hotel élan Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop : Participants in the workshop (4)
 
 
   

25 August 2016

FoodWise Hong Kong Campaign - Seminar of Food Wise Charter Implementation Proforma 

EPD has arranged a seminar in Leighton Hill Community Hall on August 25, 2016. The seminar aims to assist Signees of the Food Wise Charter to complete and submit their Implementation Proforma by going through model examples, Good Practise Guides and methods for estimating food waste reduction in various sectors. 

 
FoodWise Hong Kong Campaign - Seminar of Food Wise Charter Implementation Proforma: EPD representative FoodWise Hong Kong Campaign - Seminar of Food Wise Charter Implementation Proforma: Participants in the seminar(1) FoodWise Hong Kong Campaign - Seminar of Food Wise Charter Implementation Proforma: Participants in the seminar(4)
FoodWise Hong Kong Campaign - Seminar of Food Wise Charter Implementation Proforma: Participants in the seminar(2) FoodWise Hong Kong Campaign - Seminar of Food Wise Charter Implementation Proforma: Participants in the seminar(5)
FoodWise Hong Kong Campaign - Seminar of Food Wise Charter Implementation Proforma: Participants in the seminar(3)
 
   

26 July 2016

Millennium City 1 Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop  

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce staffs and tenants from Millennium City 1 to food waste problems in Hong Kong, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, tips for food waste reduction, and Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign. 

 
Millennium City 1 Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Group photo with staff and EPD representative Millennium City 1 Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: EPD representative presenting food wise messages (1) Millennium City 1 Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Staff participating in the workshop (1)
Millennium City 1 Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Staff participating in the workshop (2) Millennium City 1 Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: EPD representative presenting food wise messages (2)
Millennium City 1 Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Staff participating in the workshop (3)
 
   

23 July 2016

Junior Chamber International City Lady Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop 

The Environmental Protection Department was invited by Junior Chamber International City Lady to attend the activity of "Little Hands Love The Earth 2016", introducing to participants the food waste problems in Hong Kong, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, food waste separation, recycling tips for food waste reduction and Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign. Big Waster also attended the workshop to take pictures with the participants.

 
Junior Chamber International City Lady Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Picture of big waster with a girl Junior Chamber International City Lady Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Picture of EPD representative Junior Chamber International City Lady Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: EPD representative delivering food wise messages
Junior Chamber International City Lady Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Children raising their hands to answer questions from EPD representatitve Junior Chamber International City Lady Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Participants attending food wise workshop
Junior Chamber International City Lady Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: A girl answering the question from the EPD representative
 
   

18-21 July 2016

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at South District 

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Roving Exhibition attracted over 1,250 visitors at Lei Tung Plaza from 18 to 21 July 2016. It aims to bring the message of food waste reduction to the community of South District and encourage the public to reduce food waste at source. The roving exhibition features display panels with food waste reduction tips, including food trimmings for the second dish recipes and tactics of food storage and buying management etc., allowing the public to share their “Food Wise” wishes and opinions on the exhibition board.

 
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at South District  - Exhibition 01 Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at South District  - Exhibition 02
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at South District  - Exhibition 03
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at South District  - Exhibition 04
 
   

13 July 2016

CSBS Fong Wong Woon Tei Neighbourhood Elderly Centre Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop 

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce members and staff from Fong Wong Woon Tei Neighbourhood Elderly Centre to food waste problems in Hong Kong, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, tips of food waste reduction, and Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign. Big Waster also attended the workshop to take pictures with participants.

 
CSBS Fong Wong Woon Tei Neighbourhood Elderly Centre Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Group photo with elderly, EPD representative and Big waster CSBS Fong Wong Woon Tei Neighbourhood Elderly Centre Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Picture of an elderly with Big waster CSBS Fong Wong Woon Tei Neighbourhood Elderly Centre Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: EPD representative delivery food wise messages (1)
CSBS Fong Wong Woon Tei Neighbourhood Elderly Centre Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: EPD representative delivering food wise messages (2) CSBS Fong Wong Woon Tei Neighbourhood Elderly Centre Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Elderly participating in the workshop
 
 
   

28 June 2016

Jones Lang LaSalle Management Services Limited Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop 

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce staff from Jones Lang LaSalle Management Services Limited to food waste problems in Hong Kong, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, tips of food waste reduction, and Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign.

 
Jones Lang LaSalle Management Services Limited Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Group Photo with staff and EPD representative Jones Lang LaSalle Management Services Limited Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: EPD representative delivering food wise messages (1) Jones Lang LaSalle Management Services Limited Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: EPD representative delivering food wise messages (2)
Jones Lang LaSalle Management Services Limited Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop : EPD representative delivering food wise messages (3) Jones Lang LaSalle Management Services Limited Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: EPD representative delivering food wise messages (4)
 
   

20 June 2016

IKEA Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce staff from IKEA to food waste problems in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, tips of food waste reduction, and Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign.

 
IKEA Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Group photo of EPD representative and staff IKEA Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Staff participating in the workshop (1) IKEA Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Staff participating in the workshop (3)
IKEA Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop:Staff participating in the workshop (2) IKEA Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Staff participating in the workshop (4)
 
 
   

13 to 18 June 2016

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Yuen Long District

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Roving Exhibition attracted over 3,600 visitors at Tin Yiu Plaza from 13 to 16 June 2016. It aims to bring the message of food waste reduction to the community of Yuen Long District and encourage the public to reduce food waste at source. The roving exhibition features display panels with food waste reduction tips, including food trimmings for the second dish recipes and tactics of food storage and buying management etc., allowing the public to share their “Food Wise” wishes and opinions on the exhibition board.

 

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Yuen Long District: Top view of the exhibition Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Yuen Long District: Children in the exhibition Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Yuen Long District: Top view of the exhibition from the side
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Yuen Long District: Children playing with Big waster Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Yuen Long District: Children writing down food wise wishes
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Yuen Long District: EPD representative sharing food wise tips with children
 
   

8 June 2016

Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop for Yan Chai Hospital Kwok Chi Leung Kindergarten/Child Care Centre 

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce students and staff from Yan Chai Hospital Kwok Chi Leung Kindergarten/Child Care Centre to food waste problem, tips for food waste reduction and Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign. Big Waster also attended the talk to take pictures with the students.

 
Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop for Yan Chai Hospital Kwok Chi Leung Kindergarten/Child Care Centre: Group photo of big waster and kindergarten students Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop for Yan Chai Hospital Kwok Chi Leung Kindergarten/Child Care Centre: Students actively participating in the workshop  
Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop for Yan Chai Hospital Kwok Chi Leung Kindergarten/Child Care Centre: EPD representative delivering food waste reduction messages  
Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop for Yan Chai Hospital Kwok Chi Leung Kindergarten/Child Care Centre: Big waster and EPD representative in the workshop
 
   
   

27 May 2016

Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop for Sources Fame Management Limited  

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce staff from Sources Fame Management Limited to food waste problems in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, tips for food waste reduction, and Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign. 

 
Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop for Sources Fame Management Limited: EPD representative delivery food waste information to staff Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop for Sources Fame Management Limited: EPD representative presenting materials regarding food waste reduction  
Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop for Sources Fame Management Limited: Staff attending the workshop (1)  
Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop for Sources Fame Management Limited: Staff attending the workshop (2)
 
   

24 May to 26 May 2016

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Islands District

 Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Roving Exhibition attracted over 1,200 visitors at Fu Tung Plaza from 24 to 26 May 2016. It aims to bring the message of food waste reduction to the community of Islands District and  encourage the public to reduce food waste at source. The roving exhibition features display panels with food waste reduction tips, including food trimmings for the second dish recipes and tactics of food storage and buying  management etc., allowing the public to share their “Food Wise” wishes and opinions on the exhibition board.
 
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Islands District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Islands District
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Islands District
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Islands District
 
   

20 May 2016

Redemption Lutheran Kindergarten Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop  

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce students and teachers from Redemption Lutheran Kindergarten food waste problems, tips for food waste reduction and Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign. Big Waster also attended the workshop to take pictures with the students.

 
Redemption Lutheran Kindergarten Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Group photo of teachers, kindergarten students and big waster Redemption Lutheran Kindergarten Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Big waster giving out souvenir to a girl Redemption Lutheran Kindergarten Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Big waster taking pictures with a boy
Redemption Lutheran Kindergarten Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: A hall of students attending the food wise hong kong workshop Redemption Lutheran Kindergarten Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Student answering question from EPD representative
Redemption Lutheran Kindergarten Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Students actively participating in the workshop  
 
   
   

18 May 2016

Metropolis Plaza (Sheung Shui) Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce staff members from Metropolis Plaza (Sheung Shui) to food waste problems in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, tips from food waste reduction, and Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign on 18 May 2016.

 
Metropolis Plaza (Sheung Shui) Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: Group photo of Metropolis Plaza staff members and EPD representative. Metropolis Plaza (Sheung Shui) Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: EPD representative
Metropolis Plaza (Sheung Shui) Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop: EPD representative presenting food waste reduction tips to staff members (1)  
Metropolis Plaza (Sheung Shui) Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop:EPD representative presenting food waste reduction tips to staff members (2)  
 
   

8 April to 10 April 2016

Big Waster returns to HK Sevens to promote waste reduction

Big Waster returned to the Hong Kong Sevens this year to encourage the public to fully support green measures taken at the event venue and to "go green" by adopting the "use less, waste less" habit while enjoying the spectacular tournament. The event organiser continued to use the green measures adopted last year, such as providing additional recycling bins to facilitate waste separation; arranging the collection of recyclables like plastic, food waste, glass bottles and waste paper for recycling; and collaborating with food caterers to arrange the donation of surplus food to reduce food wastage.

The report summarizing the waste management initiatives implemented in the Rugby Sevens 2016 is available at the following link: Summary Report

 
Big Waster returns to HK Sevens to promote waste reduction: Big waster with a crowd of children watching rugby 7 Big Waster returns to HK Sevens to promote waste reduction: Big waster with rugby 7 auidence Big Waster returns to HK Sevens to promote waste reduction: Big waster with other participants taking pictures together
Big Waster returns to HK Sevens to promote waste reduction: the venue of rugby 7 Big Waster returns to HK Sevens to promote waste reduction: Recycling bins in rugby 7 venue
Big Waster returns to HK Sevens to promote waste reduction: Big waster with children and Mrs. Carrie Lam.  
 
   
   

26 April to 28 April 2016

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Yau Tsim Mong District

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Roving Exhibition attracted over 1,200 visitors at Hoi Fu Shopping Centre from 26 to 28 April 2016. It aims to bring the message of food waste reduction to the community of Yau Tsim Mong District and encourage the public to reduce food waste at source. The roving exhibition features display panels with food waste reduction tips, including recipes of food trimmings for the second dish and tactics of food storage and shopping management etc., allowing the public to share their "Food Wise" wishes and opinions on the exhibition board.

 
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Yau Tsim Mong District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Yau Tsim Mong District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Yau Tsim Mong District
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Yau Tsim Mong District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Yau Tsim Mong District
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Yau Tsim Mong District  
 
   
   

29 February 2016

Greenwoods, HKUSU's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce students from Greenwoods, HKUSU to food waste problems in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, tips for food waste reduction, case studies and Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign during Greenwoods, HKUSU's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop on 29 February 2016.

 
Greenwoods, HKUSU's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop Greenwoods, HKUSU's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop  
Greenwoods, HKUSU's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop  
Greenwoods, HKUSU's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop  
 
   
   

26 February to28 February 2016

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Sai Kung District

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Roving Exhibition attracted over 3,000 visitors at PopCorn from 26 to 28 February 2016. It aims to bring the message of food waste reduction to the community of Sai Kung District and encourage the public to reduce food waste at source. The roving exhibition featured display panels with food waste reduction tips and let the public share their “Food Wise” wishes on the exhibition board.

 
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Sai Kung District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Sai Kung District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Sai Kung District
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Sai Kung District  
   
 
   
   

24 February 2016

Briefing on Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign / Food Wise Charter to Correctional Services Department

The briefing on Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign / Food Wise Charter was held at the Staff Training Institute of Correctional Services Department on 24 February 2016, introducing to the Food Wise Hong Kong Ambassadors, the catering services operators and other representatives from the Correctional Services Department the food waste problem in Hong Kong, Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign, Food Wise Charter, Food Wise Eateries Scheme and tips for food waste reduction.

 
Briefing on Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign / Food Wise Charter to Correctional Services Department Briefing on Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign / Food Wise Charter to Correctional Services Department  
Briefing on Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign / Food Wise Charter to Correctional Services Department  
Briefing on Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign / Food Wise Charter to Correctional Services Department  
 
   
   

22 January 2016

C & W District St. Anthony's School's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introducing to C & W District St. Anthony's School's students and teachers the food waste problems in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong and tips for food waste reduction during the Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop on 22 January 2016.

 
C & W District St. Anthony's School's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop C & W District St. Anthony's School's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop C & W District St. Anthony's School's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop
C & W District St. Anthony's School's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop  
   
 
   
   

9 December 2015

Transport Department Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce staff from Transport Department to food waste problems in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, tips for food waste reduction and Food Wise Hong Kong during Transport Department's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop on 9 December 2015.

 
Transport Department Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop Transport Department Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop  
Transport Department Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop  
 
   
   

4 December 2015

Buildings Department Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce staff from Buildings Department to food waste problems in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, tips for food waste reduction and Food Wise Hong Kong during Buildings Department's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop on 4 December 2015.

 
Buildings Department Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop Buildings Department Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop  
Buildings Department Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop  
 
   

30 November to 2 December 2015

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Wong Tai Sin District

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Roving Exhibition was held at Choi Wan Shopping Centre from 30 November to 2 December 2015. The Exhibition aims to bring the message of food waste reduction to the community of Wong Tai Sin District and encourage the public to reduce food waste at source. The roving exhibition featured display panels with food waste reduction tips and let the public share their “Food Wise” messages on the exhibition board.

 
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Wong Tai Sin District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Wong Tai Sin District  
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Wong Tai Sin District  
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Wong Tai Sin District  
 
   
   

26 November 2015

Briefing on Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign / Food Wise Charter to Hong Kong Police Force

The briefing on Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign / Food Wise Charter was held at the Police Headquarter on 26 November 2015, introducing to representatives from the Hong Kong Police Force and the police catering services operators the food waste problem in Hong Kong, Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign, Food Wise Charter, Food Wise Eateries Scheme and tips for food waste reduction.

 
Briefing on Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign / Food Wise Charter to Hong Kong Police Force Briefing on Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign / Food Wise Charter to Hong Kong Police Force  
Briefing on Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign / Food Wise Charter to Hong Kong Police Force  
Briefing on Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign / Food Wise Charter to Hong Kong Police Force  
 
   
   

12 November 2015

The Treasury's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce staff from The Treasury to food waste problems in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong and tips for food waste reduction during The Treasury's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop on 12 November 2015.

 
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The Treasury's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop  
The Treasury's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop  
 
   
   

6 November 2015

Matilda International Hospital's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshops

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introduce staff from Matilda International Hospital to food waste problems in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong, tips for food waste reduction, case studies and Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign during two Matilda International Hospital's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshops on 6 November 2015.

 
Matilda International Hospital's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshops Matilda International Hospital's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshops  
Matilda International Hospital's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshops  
Matilda International Hospital's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshops  
 
   
   

2 November 2015

Food Wise Eateries Scheme was launched today

The Food Wise Eateries Scheme was launched today (November 2), with about 400 eatery outlets joining the scheme to show their support for a "food wise" culture. By joining the Scheme they commit themselves to cultivating the practice of "waste less" among their customers as well as taking measures to reduce food waste.

 
Food Wise Eateries Scheme was launched today Food Wise Eateries Scheme was launched today  
Food Wise Eateries Scheme was launched today  
Food Wise Eateries Scheme was launched today  
 
   
   

8 October and 13 October 2015

Introduction Sessions for Food Wise Eateries Scheme

Two introduction sessions for the Food Wise Eateries Scheme were held at HKPC Building on 8 and 13 October 2015 to provide details of the Scheme and some food wise quick tips to interested participants by the Secretariat of Scheme.

 
Training Workshops for the Food Wise Eateries Scheme Training Workshops for the Food Wise Eateries Scheme  
Training Workshops for the Food Wise Eateries Scheme  
 
   
   

28 October 2015

Hong Kong Adventist College's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introducing to Hong Kong Adventist College's students and teachers the food waste problems in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong and tips for food waste reduction during the Hong Kong Adventist College's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop on 28 October 2015.

 
Hong Kong Adventist College's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop Hong Kong Adventist College's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop  
Hong Kong Adventist College's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop  
Hong Kong Adventist College's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop  
 
   
   

8 October to 12 October 2015

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Sham Shui Po District

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Roving Exhibition was held at Fu Cheong Shopping Centre from 8 October to 12 October 2015. It aims to bring the message of food waste reduction to the community of Sham Shui Po District and encourage the public to reduce food waste at source. The roving exhibition featured display panels with food waste reduction tips and let the public share their “Food Wise” messages on the exhibition board, while the “Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign” Roving Exhibition Questionnaires distributed at the spot collected feedback of the roving exhibition from the public.

 
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Sham Shui Po District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Sham Shui Po District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Sham Shui Po District
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Sham Shui Po District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Sham Shui Po District
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Sham Shui Po District  
 
   
   

15 September 2015

Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop for the Innovation and Technology Commission

The Innovation and Technology Commission and the Environmental Protection Department held a Food Wise Training Workshop on 15 September 2015, introducing to participants from the Innovation and Technology Commission food waste problem in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, treatment of food waste around the world, and tips for food waste reduction.

 
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5 September 2015

Reduce Food Waste Competition Award Ceremony

Reduce Food Waste Competition Award Ceremony was organized by Outlying Islands Women Association on 5 September 2015, encouraging waste reduction and cultivation of better lifestyle. Officiating guests included Mr Elvis Au Wai Kwong JP, Assistant Director of the Environmental Protection Department, Mr Tony Cheng Wai Pang, General Manager of Discovery Bay Service Delivery, Ms Chau Chuen Heung, BBS, MH, JP, Chairperson of Outlying Islands Women Association, and Ms Chan Kit, Vice-chairperson of Outlying Islands Women Association.

 
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Reduce Food Waste Competition Award Ceremony Reduce Food Waste Competition Award Ceremony
Reduce Food Waste Competition Award Ceremony Reduce Food Waste Competition Award Ceremony
 
   
   

19 August to 21 August 2015

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Wong Tai Sin District

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Roving Exhibition was held at Lok Fu Plaza from 19 August to 21 August 2015 with introduction of “Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign” Roving Exhibition Questionnaires being distributed for collection of feedback from the public. It aims to bring the message of food waste reduction to the community of Wong Tai Sin District and encourage the public to reduce food waste at source. The roving exhibition featured display panels with food waste reduction tips and let the public share their “Food Wise” messages on the exhibition board. “Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign” Roving Exhibition Questionnaires returned with positive comments from the public. The questionnaires would continue to be distributed in the future roving exhibitions.

 
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Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Wong Tai Sin District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Wong Tai Sin District
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Wong Tai Sin District  
 
   
   

15 July 2015

Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop for Hong Kong Adventist Hospital - Tsuen Wan

Hong Kong Adventist Hospital - Tsuen Wan and the Environmental Protection Department held a Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop on 15 July 2015, to promote environmental protection through delivering messages of food waste reduction and recycling at the Hospital.

 
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Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop for Hong Kong Adventist Hospital - Tsuen Wan  
   
 
   
   

16 June to 30 June 2015

Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop for St. Paul's College Primary School

St. Paul's College Primary School and the Environmental Protection Department organized a Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop on 16 June and 30 June 2015, introducing food waste, Big Waster and food wise lifestyle to nearly 500 participants from St. Paul's College Primary School.

 
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Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop for St. Paul's College Primary School Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop for St. Paul's College Primary School
Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop for St. Paul's College Primary School Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop for St. Paul's College Primary School
 
   
   

1 June to 5 June 2015

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Tai Po District

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Roving Exhibition attracted over 1,600 visitors at Fu Shin Shopping Centre from 1 June to 5 June 2015. The Exhibition aims to bring the message of food waste reduction to the community of Tai Po District and encourage the public to reduce food waste at source. The roving exhibition featured display panels with food waste reduction tips and let the public share their “Food Wise” messages on the exhibition board.

 
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Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Tai Po District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Tai Po District
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Tai Po District  
 
   
   

15 May to 17 May 2015

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Shatin District

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Roving Exhibition was held at CityLink Plaza from 15 to 17 May 2015. It aims to bring the message of food waste reduction to the community of Shatin District and encourage the public to reduce food waste at source. The roving exhibition featured display panels with food waste reduction tips and let the public share their “Food Wise” wishes on the exhibition board.

 
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Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Shatin District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Shatin District
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Shatin District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Shatin District
 
   
   

21 April 2015

Hong Kong 5-S Kindergarten's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introducing to C & W District St. Anthony's School's students and teachers the food waste problems in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong and tips for food waste reduction during the Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop on 21 April 2015.

 
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Hong Kong 5-S Kindergarten's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop  
Hong Kong 5-S Kindergarten's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop  
 
   
   

15 April to 19 April 2015

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Kowloon City District

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Roving Exhibition was held at Homantin Plaza from 15 to 19 April 2015. It aims to bring the message of food waste reduction to the Kowloon City District community and encourage the public to reduce food waste at source. The roving exhibition featured display panels with food waste reduction tips and let the public share their “Food Wise” wishes on the exhibition board.

 
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Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Kowloon City District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Kowloon City District
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Kowloon City District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Kowloon City District
 
   
   

26 March to 29 March 2015

Big Waster returns to HK Sevens to promote waste reduction

Big Waster returned to the Hong Kong Sevens this year to encourage the public to fully support green measures taken at the event venue and to "go green" by adopting the "use less, waste less" habit while enjoying the spectacular tournament. The event organiser continued to use the green measures adopted last year, such as providing additional recycling bins to facilitate waste separation; arranging the collection of recyclables like plastic, food waste, glass bottles and waste paper for recycling; and collaborating with food caterers to arrange the donation of surplus food to reduce food wastage.

The report summarizing the waste management initiatives implemented in the Rugby Sevens 2015 is available at the following link: Summary Report

 
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Big Waster returns to HK Sevens to promote waste reduction Big Waster returns to HK Sevens to promote waste reduction
Big Waster returns to HK Sevens to promote waste reduction Big Waster returns to HK Sevens to promote waste reduction
 
   
   

27 March 2015

Kau Yan School's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop

The Environmental Protection Department was invited to introducing to Kau Yan School's students and teachers the food waste problems in Hong Kong, food waste separation and recycling, treatment of food waste in Hong Kong and tips for food waste reduction during the Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop on 27 March 2015.

 
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Kau Yan School's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop  
Kau Yan School's Food Wise Hong Kong Workshop  
 
   
   

21 March 2015

Eastern District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Sharing Session

Organised by Environmental Protection Department, supporting by Greeners Action and Friends of the Earth, a sharing session was held on 21 March 2015 at the Aldrich Bay Community Hall to brief the participating residents from the Eastern District the Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign and provide a platform for the guest speakers and participants to exchange views on “food wise” culture and means. At the sharing session, Ms CHAN Oi-kwan MH, the chairlady of the Working Group on Environmental Protection and Greening under the Food, Environment and Hygiene Committee of the Eastern District Council Committees firstly gave a welcoming speech. Mr. TK Ng, the Senior Environmental Protection Officer from Environmental Protection Department introduced the Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign. Mr. Angus Ho, the Executive Director of the Greeners Action, introduced the means of reducing food waste and the guest speaker, Mr. Chao Shing-kie MH shared the food waste reduction and recycling experiences at Heng Fa Chuen . The Eco-teacher Ms Kam shared the recipes and tips of using the trim waste into delicious dishes and how to make salty citrus and green cleaners in the last session of the event.

 
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Eastern District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Sharing Session Eastern District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Sharing Session
Eastern District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Sharing Session Eastern District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Sharing Session
 
   
   

13 March to 15 March 2015

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Kwai Tsing District

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Roving Exhibition was held at Maritime Square from 13 to 15 March 2015. It aims to bring the message of food waste reduction to the Kwai Tsing District community and encourage the public to reduce food waste at source. The roving exhibition featured display panels with food waste reduction tips and let the public share their “Food Wise” wishes on the exhibition board.

 
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Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Kwai Tsing District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Kwai Tsing District
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Kwai Tsing District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Kwai Tsing District
 
   

31 January 2015

"Scout & Food Wise " Campaign and "Food Wise Scout Ambassador Scheme" - Food Wise Training Workshop for Cub Scouts and Scouts

The Environmental Protection Department  was invited by the Scout Association of Hong Kong to introduce to the scout members the “Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign”, methods to treasure food in daily life and during festivals, ways to make good use of food trimmings and tips in reducing food waste in order to develop good food wise habit. The scouts were also taught how to make eco-enzyme using food waste and fruit peelings. 

 
 
 
 
 
   

13 December 2014

Food waste reduction workshop at Mei Foo

The Environmental Protection Department was invited by 2M Club to attend the “Green Carnival in Mei Foo” activity, introducing to participants the food waste problems in Hong Kong, food waste reduction at source, food waste separation and recycling tips for food waste reduction and Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign. 

 
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Food waste reduction workshop at Mei Foo - Speaker (3)  
Food waste reduction workshop at Mei Foo - Participants in the workshop  
 
   

28 November to 2 December 2014

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Eastern District

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Roving Exhibition was held at Paradise Mall from 28 November to 2 December 2014. It aims to bring the message of food waste reduction to the Eastern District community and encourage the public to reduce food waste at source. The roving exhibition featured display panels with food waste reduction tips and let the public share their “Food Wise” wishes on the exhibition board.

 
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Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Eastern District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Eastern District
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Eastern District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Eastern District
 
   
   

8 November 2014

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Sharing Session

Co-organised by the Kwun Tong District Council and Environmental Protection Department, a sharing session was held on 8 November 2014 at the Kwun Tong Community Centre to brief the participating residents the Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign and provide a platform for the guest speakers and participants to exchange views on “food wise” culture and means. At the sharing session, Mr. Ho, the Executive Director of the Greeners Action, introduced the means of reducing food waste and two guest speakers, viz. Mr. Yip, the Chairman of the Amoy Garden and Mr. Au Yeung, the Chairman of the Park Central Owners’ Committee, shared the food waste reduction and recycling experiences at their housing estates.

 
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Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Sharing Session Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Sharing Session
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Sharing Session Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Sharing Session
 
   
   

24 October 2014

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign wins marketing excellence award

The Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign was awarded Excellence Award at the HKMA/TVB Awards for Marketing Excellence 2014 in recognition of the campaign's success in taking root in the community and promoting a "food wise" culture in Hong Kong. It is also the first Government promotional campaign to receive the award.

 
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Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign wins marketing excellence award Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign wins marketing excellence award
 
   
   

18 - 21 September 2014

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Kwun Tong District

The Food Wise Hong Kong (FWHK) Campaign will stage 10 roving exhibitions in various districts starting from September, aiming to bring the message of food waste reduction to the community and encourage the public to reduce food waste at source. The first roving exhibition was held at the G/F, Telford Plaza I from 18 to 21 September, featuring display panels with food waste reduction tips and highlighting the efforts and achievements of organisations from various sectors such as housing estates, schools, food premises and food donation organisations. Apart from the exhibitions, the Campaign will also organise district activities and join with housing estates to encourage residents to join the Food Wise Ambassador Scheme and other waste reduction activities. A launch event for the roving exhibition and related district activities, officiated by the Secretary for the Environment, the Chairman of the Kwun Tong District Council and other guests, was held on 18 September at the Telford Plaza.

 
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Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Kwun Tong District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Kwun Tong District
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Kwun Tong District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Kwun Tong District
  Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Kwun Tong District Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign to promote food waste reduction at Kwun Tong District
 
   
   

17 July 2014

Food Waste Reduction Program Kick-off Ceremony in Wan Chai District

Big Waster was present in the kick-off ceremony of the Food Waste Reduction Program in Wan Chai district. The Program commenced in July 2014 and would last for 6 months. Press Release(Available in Chinese only)

 
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Food Waste Reduction Program Kick-off Ceremony in Wan Chai District Food Waste Reduction Program Kick-off Ceremony in Wan Chai District
Food Waste Reduction Program Kick-off Ceremony in Wan Chai District Food Waste Reduction Program Kick-off Ceremony in Wan Chai District
 
   
   

9 July 2014

Food Waste Reduction Workshop Primary and Secondary School/Kindergarten)

Another workshop under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign" for Hong Kong Primary and Secondary School have been organized by the Environmental Protection Department on 7 July 2014 at the Lecture Theatre of the HKPC Building. The representative of EPD first introduced the Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign, followed by Mr. David Chan, the Consultant of the HKPC, who introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for the Primary and Secondary School sector. Mr. C.K.WONG, Sing Yin Secondary School Principal and Ms. Sylvia CHAN, Ma On Shan Ling Liang Primary School Principal, were invited to share experience on food waste reduction in their school.

 
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Food Waste Reduction Workshop Primary and Secondary School/Kindergarten Food Waste Reduction Workshop Primary and Secondary School/Kindergarten
Food Waste Reduction Workshop Primary and Secondary School/Kindergarten Food Waste Reduction Workshop Primary and Secondary School/Kindergarten
 
   
   

4 July 2014

Food Waste Reduction Workshop Primary and Secondary School/Kindergarten)

Another workshop under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign" for Hong Kong Primary and Secondary School have been organized by the Environmental Protection Department on 4 July 2014 at the Terrace of the HKPC Building. The representative of EPD first introduced the Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign, followed by Mr. David Chan, the Consultant of the HKPC, who introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for the Primary and Secondary School sector. Dr.S.S.CHUNG, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology and Dr.Karen MAK, Lecturer, Department of Chemistry were invited to share experience on recovering western bakery in a safe manner, while Ms. Sylvia CHAN, Ma On Shan Ling Liang Primary School Principal, was invited to share experience on food waste reduction in their school.

 
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Food Waste Reduction Workshop Primary and Secondary School/Kindergarten Food Waste Reduction Workshop Primary and Secondary School/Kindergarten
Food Waste Reduction Workshop Primary and Secondary School/Kindergarten Food Waste Reduction Workshop Primary and Secondary School/Kindergarten
 
   
   

30 Jun 2014

Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Super Market/Wet Market)

Another workshop under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign" for the Super Market and Wet Market sector have been organized by the Environmental Protection Department on 30th Jun 2014 at Henry G. LEONG Yau Ma Tei Community Centre. The representative of EPD first introduced the Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign, followed by Mr. David Chan, the Consultant of the HKPC, who introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for the Super Market sector. Ms. Gabrielle SHIU, Senior portfolio Manager of The Link was invited to share experience on food waste reduction and recycling in their service sector, while Mr. Allen YUEN, Project Coordination Officer of Food Grace was invited to share experience on food donation in the Wet Market.

 
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Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Super Market/Wet Market) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Super Market/Wet Market)
Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Super Market/Wet Market) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Super Market/Wet Market)
 
   
   

6 Jun 2014

Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Higher Education Institution/Social Service/Hospital/NGO)

Another workshop under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign" for Hong Kong Higher Educational Institution/Social Service/Hospital and NGO have been organized by the Environmental Protection Department on 6 June 2014 at The Terrace of the HKPC Building. The representative of EPD first introduced the Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign, followed by Mr. David Chan, the Consultant of the HKPC, who introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for the social service sector. Mr. Jor Fan, Environmental Sustainability Manager of The Chinese University of Hong Kong , Mr. Michael Kam,  Occupational Therapist of New Life and Ms. Ina Lee, Program Manager of Foodlink Foundation Limited were invited to share experience on food waste reduction and recycling in their service sector.

 
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Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Higher Education Institution/Social Service/Hospital/NGO) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Higher Education Institution/Social Service/Hospital/NGO)
Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Higher Education Institution/Social Service/Hospital/NGO) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Higher Education Institution/Social Service/Hospital/NGO)
 
   
   

27 May 2014

Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Shopping Mall)

Another workshop under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign" for the Shopping Mall has been organized by the Environmental Protection Department on 27 May 2014 at the SME One of the HKPC Building. The representative of EPD first introduced the Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign, followed by Mr. David Chan, the Consultant of the HKPC, who introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for the shopping mall sector. Ms Maggie Tsang, Sun Hung Kai Centre Area Manager of Hong Yip - S.H.K. Real Estate Management Co. Ltd., was invited to share experience on food waste reduction and recycling in shopping mall.

 
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Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Shopping Mall) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Shopping Mall)
Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Shopping Mall) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Shopping Mall)
 
   
   

20 May 2014

Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household)

The Environmental Protection Department organized a workshop under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign" for the households on East New Territories on 20 May 2014 at Tai Wo Neighbourhood Community Center. The representative of EPD first introduced the Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign, followed by Mr. David Chan, the Consultant of the HKPC, who introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for residential sector. Mr. Wilton Chui, Senior Area Manager (Woodland Crest) of Hong Yip Service Co., Ltd., was invited to share experience on food waste reduction and recycling in housing estate.

 
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Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household)
Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household)
 
   
   

10 May 2014

Hotels to promote food waste reduction in their restaurants

As part of efforts under the Food Wise Hong Kong (FWHK) Campaign, more than 30 hotels have pledged to launch an initiative to disseminate the food waste reduction message in their restaurants starting from Mother's Day (May 11), and encourage everyone to cherish their food on this meaningful day.  The initiative, a collaboration between the Environmental Protection Department and the Hong Kong Hotels Association (HKHA), was unveiled at a FWHK publicity event for Mother's Day at the Royal Pacific Hotel and Towers on May 10. The participating hotels would be helping to launch the initiative by displaying Food Wise menu stands displaying food waste reduction messages and a "Big Waster" graphic at their food outlets. In this way diners would be politely reminded to reduce food waste.

 
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Hotels to promote food waste reduction in their restaurants Hotels to promote food waste reduction in their restaurants
Hotels to promote food waste reduction in their restaurants Hotels to promote food waste reduction in their restaurants
 
   
   

29 April 2014

Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Food and Beverage)

The Environmental Protection Department (EPD) organized another workshop under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign" for the food and beverage on 29 Apr 2014 at Cha Chi-ming Science Tower , Hong Kong Baptist University. The representative of EPD first introduced the Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign, followed by Mr. David Chan, the Consultant of the HKPC, who introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for the food and beverage sector. Dr.S.S.CHUNG, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology and Dr.Karen MAK, Lecturer, Department of Chemistry were invited to share experience on recovering western bakery in a safe manner, while Ms. Amanda CHAN, Assistant Public Relations Manager, Maxim’s Group, was invited to share experience on bakery donation in her corporation.

 
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Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Food and Beverage) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Food and Beverage)
Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Food and Beverage) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Food and Beverage)
 
   
   

11 April 2014

Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Social Service/Hospital/NGO)

Another workshop under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign" for Hong Kong Social Service and Hospital have been organized by the Environmental Protection Department on 11 Apr 2014 at the Lecture Theatre of the HKPC Building. The representative of EPD first introduced the Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign, followed by Mr. David Chan, the Consultant of the HKPC, who introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for the social service sector. Dr. Encon HUI, Hospital Manager (Facility Management) of Kwong Wah Hospital & TWGHs Wong Tai Sin Hospital and Ms. Joey CHAN, Manager of New life Farm were invited to share experience on food waste reduction and recycling in Kwong Wah Hospital and New Life Farm.

 
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Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Social Service/Hospital/NGO) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Social Service/Hospital/NGO)
Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Social Service/Hospital/NGO) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Social Service/Hospital/NGO)
 
   
   

28 - 30 March 2014

Environment Big Waster joins Sevens scrum

Big Waster entered the scrum at Rugby Sevens 2014 at Hong Kong stadium. The mascot “Big Waster” met rugby fans to promote waste reduction and recycling. Recycling bins and posters were put out around the stadium to encourage waste recycling, and arrangements were made to donate excess food.

The report summarizing the results of the green initiatives implemented in the Rugby Sevens 2014 is available at the following link : Summary Report

 
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Environment Big Waster joins Sevens scrum Environment Big Waster joins Sevens scrum
Environment Big Waster joins Sevens scrum Environment Big Waster joins Sevens scrum
Environment Big Waster joins Sevens scrum Environment Big Waster joins Sevens scrum
 
   
   

27 Mar 2014

Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Shopping Mall)

Another workshop under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign" for the Shopping Mall has been organized by the Environmental Protection Department on 27 Mar 2014 at the Lecture Theatre of the HKPC Building. The representative of EPD first introduced the Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign, followed by Mr. David Chan, the Consultant of the HKPC, who introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for the shopping mall sector. Ms Maggie Tsang, Sun Hung Kai Centre Area Manager of Hong Yip - S.H.K. Real Estate Management Co. Ltd., was invited to share experience on food waste reduction and recycling in shopping mall.

 
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Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Shopping Mall) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Shopping Mall)
Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Shopping Mall) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Shopping Mall)
 
   
   

18 Mar 2014

Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household)

The Environmental Protection Department organized a workshop under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign" for the households on Hong Kong Island on 18 Mar 2014 at Quarry Bay Community Hall in Quarry Bay. The representative of EPD first introduced the Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign, followed by Mr. David Chan, the Consultant of the HKPC, who introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for residential sector. Mr. Wilton Chui, Senior Area Manager (Woodland Crest) of Hong Yip Service Co., Ltd., was invited to share experience on food waste reduction and recycling in housing estate.

 
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Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household)
Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household)
 
   
   

25 - 29 Jan 2014

Public urged to cherish food over Chinese New Year holiday - not to be a Big Waste!

Big Waster appeared in Causeway Bay, Mong Kok, and Shatin from 25 to 29 January 2014 to meet and interact with members of the public to promote a green Chinese New Year. Dressed as the God of Wealth, Big Waster performed with dancers and sang Chinese New Year songs with a food waste reduction theme.

 
Public urged to cherish food over Chinese New Year holiday - not to be a Big Waste! Public urged to cherish food over Chinese New Year holiday - not to be a Big Waste! Public urged to cherish food over Chinese New Year holiday - not to be a Big Waste!
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Public urged to cherish food over Chinese New Year holiday - not to be a Big Waste! Public urged to cherish food over Chinese New Year holiday - not to be a Big Waste!
 
   
   

17 Jan 2014

Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector)

The Environmental Protection Department (EPD) organized another workshop under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign" for the hotel sector on 17 Jan 2014 at SME One of the HKPC Building. The representative of EPD first introduced the Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign, followed by Mr. David Chan, the Consultant of the HKPC, who introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for the hotel sector. Ms Joyce Chan, Chief Operations Officer of the Foodlink Foundation Limited, was invited to share experience on how to donate food, while Mr. YS Cheng, Senior Specialist, Environmental Affairs of Hong Kong Disneyland, was invited to share experience on food waste reduction and recycling in his corporation.

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Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector)
Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector)
 
   
   

22 - 25 Dec 2013

Public called on to avoid food wastage and promote community care this Christmas

Big Waster visited different venues (Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Statue Square at Central and pedestrian zone at Mongkok) during Christmas (on 22, 24 and 25 December 2013) to remind the public to cherish food and not become another Big Waster while celebrating Christmas and the New Year. Big Waster dressed in Christmas costumes and sang Christmas carols with a choir. Members of the public enjoyed the game booth and took pictures with the Christmas Big Waster while enjoying a green Christmas.

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Public called on to avoid food wastage and promote community care this Christmas Public called on to avoid food wastage and promote community care this Christmas
Public called on to avoid food wastage and promote community care this Christmas Public called on to avoid food wastage and promote community care this Christmas
 
 
 

20 Dec 2013

SEN joined some volunteers to take part in the Bread Angel food recycling activity

Taking part in the Bread Angel food recycling activity, the Secretary for the Environment joined some volunteers in the evening of 20 December to collect unsold bread from a bakery for delivery to the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Ho Tung Home for the Elderly in Tsz Wan Shan. The Secretary said that this meaningful activity not only avoided the disposal of surplus edible food, but also offered assistance to those in need in society, thereby preventing food wastage and building a caring community at the same time.

SEN joined some volunteers to take part in the Bread Angel food recycling activity SEN joined some volunteers to take part in the Bread Angel food recycling activity SEN joined some volunteers to take part in the Bread Angel food recycling activity
SEN joined some volunteers to take part in the Bread Angel food recycling activity SEN joined some volunteers to take part in the Bread Angel food recycling activity
SEN joined some volunteers to take part in the Bread Angel food recycling activity SEN joined some volunteers to take part in the Bread Angel food recycling activity
 
 
 

17 Dec 2013

Food Wise Hong Kong Steering Committee First Anniversary Ceremony

The Food Wise Hong Kong (FWHK) Steering Committee had enjoyed a successful first year of operation and launched the FWHK Campaign with the support and effort of Committee members, relevant sectors and members of the public, bringing a Food Wise culture to the community.  At the first anniversary ceremony held on 17 December at Discovery Park, Tsuen Wan, signees of the Food Wise Charter were presented with certificates of appreciation in recognition of their active participation in food waste reduction, stories of food waste reduction were broadcast and Big Waster went on stage with the theme song’s rapper to remind the public to cherish food and reduce food waste. Moreover, with the approach of Christmas and the New Year, the Secretary for the Environment and Big Waster paid visits to a supermarket and an eatery in a shopping centre to promote the FWHK Campaign, and called on members of the public to cherish food while celebrating the festival.

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Food Wise Hong Kong Steering Committee First Anniversary Ceremony Food Wise Hong Kong Steering Committee First Anniversary Ceremony
Food Wise Hong Kong Steering Committee First Anniversary Ceremony Food Wise Hong Kong Steering Committee First Anniversary Ceremony
 
 
 

8 Dec 2013

Food Waste Reduction Program Kick-off Ceremony in Wong Tai Sin District

Big Waster was present in the kick-off ceremony of the Food Waste Reduction Program in Wong Tai Sin district. The program commenced in December 2013 and would last for 6 months.

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Food Waste Reduction Program Kick-off Ceremony in Wong Tai Sin District Food Waste Reduction Program Kick-off Ceremony in Wong Tai Sin District
Food Waste Reduction Program Kick-off Ceremony in Wong Tai Sin District Food Waste Reduction Program Kick-off Ceremony in Wong Tai Sin District
 
 

6 Dec 2013

Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector)

Another workshop under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign" for the hotel sector has been organized by the Environmental Protection Department on 6th Dec 2013 at the Function Room of the Hong Kong Productivity Council Building. It introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for hotels, and also featured sharing sessions on reducing food waste and tips on food donation.

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Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector)
Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector)
 
 

20 Nov 2013

Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household/East Kowloon)

The Environmental Protection Department organized another workshop under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign" for the household in East Kowloon on 20th Nov 2013 at Christian Family Service Centre at Kwun Tong. The workshop introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for households, and also featured sharing sessions on food waste recycling in housing estates.

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Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household/East Kowloon) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household/East Kowloon)
Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household/East Kowloon) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household/East Kowloon)
 
 

15 Nov 2013

Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector)

Another workshop under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign" for the hotel sector has been organized by the Environmental Protection Department on 15th Nov 2013 at the Lecture Theatre of the Hong Kong Productivity Council Building. It introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for hotels, and also featured sharing sessions on reducing food waste.

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Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector)
Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector)
 
 

22 Oct 2013

Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Promotes Food Waste Reduction at Source in Food and Beverage Industry

To encourage the food and beverage industry to reduce food waste at source, a briefing session for the food and beverage industry was held on 22nd October 2013 at the Central Government Offices in order to boost industry support for signing the Food Wise Charter as a pledge for adopting good practices in food premises to reduce food waste.

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Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Promotes Food Waste Reduction at Source in Food and Beverage Industry Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Promotes Food Waste Reduction at Source in Food and Beverage Industry
Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Promotes Food Waste Reduction at Source in Food and Beverage Industry Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Promotes Food Waste Reduction at Source in Food and Beverage Industry
 
 

11 Oct 2013

Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household/West Kowloon)

The Environmental Protection Department organized a workshop under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign" for the households in West Kowloon on 11th Oct 2013 at SME One of the Hong Kong Productivity Council Building. The workshop introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for households, and also featured sharing sessions on food waste recycling in housing estates.

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Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household/West Kowloon) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household/West Kowloon)
Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household/West Kowloon) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household/West Kowloon)
 
 

9 Oct 2013

Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Shopping Mall)

Another workshop under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign" for the Shopping Mall has been organized by the Environmental Protection Department on 9th Oct 2013 at SME One of the Hong Kong Productivity Council Building. It introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for shopping malls, and also featured sharing sessions on reducing food waste.

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Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Shopping Mall) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Shopping Mall)
Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Shopping Mall) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Shopping Mall)
 
 

30 Sep 2013

Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Food & Beverage)

The Environmental Protection Department organized a workshop under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign" for the Food & Beverage on 30th Sep 2013 at the Function Room of the Hong Kong Productivity Council Building. The workshop introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for Food & Beverage, and also featured sharing sessions on reducing food waste and tips on food donation.

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Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Food & Beverage) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Food & Beverage)
Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Food & Beverage) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Food & Beverage)
 
 

14 - 20 Sep 2013

Call on Members of the Public to Avoid Food Wastage during Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations

The Environmental Protection Department encourages every family to cherish food and avoid wasting it while celebrating the festival. Promotional booths were set up at pedestrian zones in Mong Kok and Causeway Bay on 14 and 15 September 2013 to call on the public to avoid generating food waste during the Mid-Autumn Festival and to donate excess food which is still fit for consumption to food recycling organisations. On the eve of the Mid-Autumn Festival (18 September 2013), the Secretary for the Environment paid a visit to Lantern Wonderland at Victoria Park, Causeway Bay and took the opportunity to call on members of the public to avoid food waste generation while celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival. The "Big Waster" have also visited different venues (Victoria Park, Hong Kong Cultural Centre and Sha Tin Park) on 18, 19 and 20 September 2013 to remind the public cherish food and reduce food waste.

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Call on Members of the Public to Avoid Food Wastage during Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations Call on Members of the Public to Avoid Food Wastage during Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations
Call on Members of the Public to Avoid Food Wastage during Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations Call on Members of the Public to Avoid Food Wastage during Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations
 
 

3 Jul 2013

Food Waste Reduction Program Kick-off Ceremony in Tuen Mun District

Food Wise Hong Kong Ambassadors, recruited to promote the message of treasuring food resources and minimising food waste in the community as well as at the corporate level, joined the public event and received the appointment certificates.

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Food Waste Reduction Program Kick-off Ceremony in Tuen Mun District Food Waste Reduction Program Kick-off Ceremony in Tuen Mun District
Food Waste Reduction Program Kick-off Ceremony in Tuen Mun District Food Waste Reduction Program Kick-off Ceremony in Tuen Mun District
Food Waste Reduction Program Kick-off Ceremony in Tuen Mun District
 
 

26 Jun 2013

Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household & Shopping Mall/ Tuen Mun District)

Further to the workshop under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign" held for the hotel sector, the Environmental Protection Department organized another one for the Household & Shopping Mall on 26th Jun 2013 at the Lecture Theatre of Tuen Mun Town Hall.  The workshop introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for households and shopping malls, and also featured sharing sessions on food waste recycling in housing estates.

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Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household & Shopping Mall/ Tuen Mun District) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household & Shopping Mall/ Tuen Mun District)
Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household & Shopping Mall/ Tuen Mun District) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Household & Shopping Mall/ Tuen Mun District)
 
 

5 Jun 2013

World Environment Day 2013 - Love Food, Waste Not" Publicity Event

Food Wise Hong Kong Ambassadors, recruited to promote the message of treasuring food resources and minimising food waste in the community as well as at the corporate level, joined the public event and received the appointment certificates.

 
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「世界環境日2013 - 人人惜食」宣傳活動
 

3 Jun 2013

Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector)

As part of the Government's further effort in promoting the reduction of food waste, the Environmental Protection Department organized a practical workshop, under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign", on ways to reduce food waste, which was held on 3rd Jun 2013 at the Lecture Theatre of the Hong Kong Productivity Council Building. The workshop introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for hotels, and also featured sharing sessions on reducing food waste.

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Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector)
Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector) Food Waste Reduction Workshop (Hotel Sector)
 
 

21 May 2013

Food Waste Reduction Workshop

As part of the Government's further effort in promoting the reduction of food waste, the Environmental Protection Department organized a practical workshop, under the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign", on ways to reduce food waste, which was held on 21st May 2013 at the Lecture Theatre of the Hong Kong Productivity Council Building. The workshop introduced some fundamental principles and tips in reducing food waste for general commercial and domestic premises, and also featured sharing sessions on reducing food waste.

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Food Waste Reduction Workshop Food Waste Reduction Workshop
Food Waste Reduction Workshop Food Waste Reduction Workshop
 
 

18 May 2013

Kick off Event for Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign

The Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign, a territory-wide food waste reduction campaign, was officially launched on 18 May 2013 to encourage the entire community, from individuals and households to commercial and industrial sectors, to avoid and reduce food waste generation in Hong Kong.

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Kick off Event for Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign
Kick off Event for Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign Kick off Event for Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign
 
 

21 March 2013

Briefing Session on Engaging Women's Participation in the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign

The participation of wsomen sector is crucial for the campaign. The Environmental Protection Department has organised a briefing session for the women sector on 21 March 2013 at the Central Government Offices to explain the details of the campaign to participants and to engage them to support the campaign. The presentation file and other related materials are available at the following link:

Briefing session for the Women Sector of the "Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign"

 
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