Hotels and restaurants adopt new ways to cut food waste

Ms Mary Miao, a Treatsure user, packs a boxed meal at J65 in Hotel Jen Tanglin.
Ms Mary Miao, a Treatsure user, packs a boxed meal at J65 in Hotel Jen Tanglin.PHOTO: WONG AH YOKE

SINGAPORE - About three or four times a week, when Ms Mary Miao feels hungry, she would check an app on her smartphone. The Treatsure app shows her where she can pack a lunch or dinner box from a hotel buffet for $10.

"It's wonderful," said the spa therapist, who is single and in her 40s. "It fills my needs as I have no time to cook."

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