Why dirty habits persist at public eating places in Singapore

Out of 20 cleaners and stall operators The Sunday Times spoke to, about 60 per cent of them said the tables are just as dirty as before.
Out of 20 cleaners and stall operators The Sunday Times spoke to, about 60 per cent of them said the tables are just as dirty as before.ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH

SINGAPORE - There are several reasons for Singaporeans to not kick their dirty habits at public dining areas.

Experts said these include not being able to see how such habits directly affect them, their heavy reliance on cleaners and the lack of a proper tray return infrastructure.

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