World chefs come together to promote the reduction of food waste

A number of initiatives around the world have kicked off to help professional chefs prepare food more sustainably and use food that often goes to waste.

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    Chefs from around the world have come together to help solve the issue of food waste.

    The UN says around one-third of the world's food - just over one billion tonnes - is thrown away every year.

    Now, in Malaysia, a special challenge is hoping to get restaurants to chop down on food that goes down the chute.

    Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Kuala Lumpur.


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