If trends continue, there will be nearly nine billion people in 2050 – a 25-30% increase over today’s population. In addition, over 70 million people enter the middle class each year. With that population increase and class shift comes an increase in resource demand.
Today it takes 1.5 years to reproduce what the world consumes in just 1 year; by year 2050 some studies suggest that we might need the equivalent of six Earths to satisfy the consumption pace. Rethinking how we source, use, steward, reclaim, recycle, and revitalize our resources is at the core of the Resource Revolution. Download our white paper and discover how environmental and socially responsible initiatives can help venues turn waste into assets and drive cost savings, while moving toward a zero waste goal.
Optimizing our resources is the key to achieving a better environment and better business.