UNSDG 12 Achieve Resource Efficiency

Conscious consumption is slowly being adopted but the scale at which natural resources are being consumed far outpaces the rate at which nature can replenish them. While there is consensus on reducing wastage of fossil fuels and water, the perils of food waste have mostly gone unnoticed.

Smart tourism businesses and destinations actively promote and engage with activities aimed at efficient use of resources, including food, water or energy.

Most recently published stories and examples of individuals and organizations promoting sustainable tourism and encouraging travellers to follow suit back home: