From China Daily:
Shuttling from one table to another, they sweep up whatever food is left on the table in Beijing’s restaurants. They are the ‘Leftover Clan,’ writes Beijing Morning Post on Tuesday.
“It’s a matter of preserving food.There’s no shame in it at all,” said Lao Liu (alias), a Beijing native who has been collecting leftover food at a restaurant for two years now. “Because I am unemployed, I have to save every penny to support my son who attends university.”…[Full Text]