Towards Zero Food Waste

Changing the way we consume to build a more sustainable future.
Live sustainably through food
Live sustainably through food

Live sustainably through food

From our favourite dishes that soothe the soul, to precious recipes passed down with love, food is how many of us Live more.

But it is also through our love of food, that we can Live Sustainably.

From our favourite dishes that soothe the soul, to precious recipes passed down with love, food is how many of us Live more.

But it is also through our love of food, that we can Live Sustainably.

Hungry for Change Challenge

Calling all youth! Got a great idea to solve our food waste problems?
Join the DBS Foundation and National Environment Agency Hungry for Change Challenge, and get up to S$25,000 to turn your idea into a reality.
Submit your ideas by 31 Oct 2022!

More taste, Less waste

What culinary wisdom does our heritage food hold for a more sustainable future?
Hawker guru KF Seetoh, and MasterChef contestant turned hawker Aaron Wong find out in this original series by DBS. Watch this space for more episodes!
Episode 1: Chee Cheong Fan

Did you know old rice makes for tastier Chee Cheong Fun? Find out how this stall plans its menu with zero food waste in mind.

Episode 2: Beef Rendang

Did you know spices in rendang used to preserve the dish well for long voyages? This wise couple reminds us of the nourishing purpose of food.

Episode 3: Bak Kut Teh

Did you know that Bak Kut Teh was the "breakfast of champions" for labourers in the past? A retired hawker hands down his resourceful recipe to his son.

Know a great hawker you’d like to recognise? Nominate them for the DBS PayLah! Hidden Gem Hawker Awards !

Inspiring with MasterChef Singapore

DBS is a main sponsor of MasterChef Singapore S3, to shine a spotlight on how we can reduce food waste in the kitchen, and encourage us all to consume more consciously for a sustainable future.
The MasterChef Singapore kitchen is sustainable
The MasterChef Singapore kitchen is sustainable

Audra Morrice, MasterChef Singapore judge, shows Karen Ngui, Group Head of Group Strategic Marketing and Communications, DBS, how the MasterChef kitchen reduces waste to be more sustainable.

SG’s version of head-to-tail eating: prawn noodles!
SG’s version of head-to-tail eating: prawn noodles!

In the latest episode of #InTheMoment, Nadia visits Chinatown Complex Food Centre to learn how a hawker uses his key ingredient -- from head to tail -- to make Singapore's iconic prawn noodles.

Winning dish from DBS zero food waste challenge
Winning dish from DBS zero food waste challenge

Recreate this winning dish from commonly discarded food parts in your own kitchen with the winner of DBS' zero food waste challenge Ilya!

DBS x Just Dabao give you an easy and delicious way to reduce food waste

Get exclusive offers with DBS cards when you shop from Just Dabao, an online platform that helps bakeries and restaurants sell their excess food at a discount.

Promotion details here.

 

Quick Facts about food waste

 

1/3

of all food produced in the world is wasted or lost from farm to fork. This adds up to 1.3 billion tonnes of food.
This can feed

1/2

of the world’s population, or 3 billion people
Yet,

1/4

suffer from malnutrition
Singaporeans threw out

817,000

tonnes of food in 2021
Only

18%

of food waste was recycled in 2020
In

2035

Singapore’s only landfill is expected to run out of space
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