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Dishcount / plates against wasting


According to the "Report on China's Urban Catering Food Waste", in 2017, the amount of food wasted on the table in China's urban catering industry was 17 million to 18 million tons, equivalent to 30 to 50 million people a year. Food waste also means inefficient consumption of the means of production used to produce these foods.
Dishcount is a container to help users save food, usually provided by the merchant. This container is marked with different tick marks. The less food the user has left at the merchant, the greater the discount will be, and therefore the lower the cost. In this way, the user's concept of saving food is cultivated...



Shanghai, China

Irving Ou,
University of Shanghai for Science and Technology

Hailu Yin,
University of Shanghai for Science and Technology

Anqi Li,
University of Shanghai for Science and Technology