Everyone in Singapore loves food!

We spend much of our time enjoying delicious food and finding the best makan places in this food paradise. But there’s more to food than just eating. If we love our food, then perhaps we should not waste the food that we get to enjoy every day.

Food Waste in Singapore

Food waste is created in Singapore every single day from our food cycle – production, distribution, retail to consumption, and the wastage is unfortunately due to several reasons, such as food spoilage due to improper storage or handling, edible food thrown away because it does not look nice or has ‘expired’, food discards or leftovers during cooking and when we can’t finish our food, etc.

In fact, Singapore threw away about 0.68 million tonnes of food waste in 2011 and only 10% was recycled. This means on average, each person in Singapore generated about 130kg of food waste a year. Read More

Our Mission

It’s time for Singapore to take a stand and stop food waste!

So that’s why we started Save Food Cut Waste, a ground-up movement educating individuals, businesses and organisations in Singapore about the environmental and social impacts of food waste, and encouraging everyone to take action in reducing food waste.


Save Food Cut Waste is managed by Zero Waste SG.

Zero Waste SG is a non-profit and non-governmental organisation that helps Singapore accelerate the shift towards zero waste and the circular economy.

Image credit: Tiong Bahru Food Centre by insaint


4 Responses to “About”
  1. sarah tan says:

    Hi, my name is sarah tan si yu, a student from serangoon junior college, I am currently doing a project regarding food waste and would like to interview you to find out more, please contact me by mail if you are interested in an interview/ online interview, your help would be greatly appreciated

  2. shawn says:

    im doing a project on food wastage. would you be able to help me with graphs of singapore’s food wastage?

  3. Jasim says:

    Hi, i am doing a project on food wastage. Can i get help in getting statistics on food wastage in Singapore?

  4. Vanessa Ann Lim says:

    Dear Sir/Madam,

    I am Vanessa Ann Lim from Cedar Girls’ Secondary School working on a project related to food wastage in Singapore together with my group. This project is aimed to find out how the local community have responded to the reduction of food wastage in Singapore.

    We are aware of Save Food Cut Waste’s efforts to stop food wastage in Singapore. Hence, we are writing to enquire if we could work together and interview you to find out more about your movements so as to facilitate our project. If you are interested, please contact us through my email!

    Your help will be greatly appreciated and we look forward to working with you! Thank you so much!

    Warmest Regards,

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