R restau­rant

Ant get thrown out daily, this res­tau­ra­teur came up with a novel way to re­duce waste.

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> Plas­tic bot­tle

> Cut­ter

> Nail punch

> Cot­ton wick

> Mask­ing tape

> Pot­ting soil

> Plant cut­tings/seeds

> Light-proof ma­te­rial (eg: jute,

felt, thick pa­per)


Cut bot­tle in half. Make five drainage holes (about 1cm in di­am­e­ter) around the neck of the bot­tle from the in­side. Hold the piece tightly and use the nail punch (a short metal tool used to drive home nails; also called a nail set) to make the holes.

One rea­son Poon started the herb gar­den was to re­duce wastage at An Viet. — Pho­tos: GLENN GUAN/The Star

ated from in­side the restau­rant to get enough sun. (In­sert) View of the fore the gar­den was set up.

raged to choose a por­tion that suits o en­sure no food is wasted.

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