Singapore imports 90% of its food and 744,000 tons of it was wasted in 2019.
Seventeen-year-old Shan wants to find out about possible solutions to the problem. He says looking into the subject opened his eyes to “the extent of food waste,” but learned that tackling waste can help the community and save food.
This video is part of Project 17, a BBC World Service series produced in partnership with the Open University in which 17-year-olds around the world explore progress on the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Filmed by Md Shukor Bin KasmuniProduced by Eleanor LayheEdited by Woody Morris
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