PBS NewsHour

These policies helped South Korea decrease food waste

Clip: 03/19/2017 | 3m 40s

About one-third of all the food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted, according to the United Nations. But several years ago, South Korea instituted a law that requires residents to separate food waste from other garbage and imposes fines on anyone who does not recycle. The NewsHour Weekend’s Mori Rothman reports.

Aired: 03/19/17

Rating: NR

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