Global goal 12 is responsible consumption and production, so you eat what you buy with no waste.
Why is it Important?
Waste is piled everywhere, in oceans, forests, even in your own backyard. Global Goal 12 will accomplish sustainable patterns so the world isn't doomed. For example, food packages delivered straight to your door is an amazing solution to everyday waste, less trips to the grocery store and the meals are measured per person.
10-year sustainable consumption and production framework
SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT AND USE OF NATURAL RESOURCES
HALVE GLOBAL PER CAPITA FOOD WASTE
RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT OF CHEMICALS AND WASTE
SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCE WASTE GENERATION
ENCOURAGE COMPANIES TO ADOPT SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES AND SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING
PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT PRACTICES
PROMOTE UNIVERSAL UNDERSTANDING OF SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLES
SUPPORT DEVELOPING COUNTRIES' SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL CAPACITY FOR SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT TOOLS TO MONITOR SUSTAINABLE TOURISM
REMOVE MARKET DISTORTIONS THAT ENCOURAGE WASTEFUL CONSUMPTION
How Does Global Goal 12 Affect The World?
Global Goal 12 monitors natural resources, for example oil. According to BP, a European gas company, there is about 50 years of oil left.
Widespread oil reserves collected about 1687.9 billion barrels of oil in 2013. Oil contributes to the use of cars and plastics, China is known for their importing and exporting business. Which uses large boats to distribute their plastic products, and the fuel for those boats contains oil.
If the world ran out of oil then China wouldn't get fuel for boats, which also means no China products.
This problem falls under target 12.2, sustainable management and use of natural resources.
How Does Global Goal 12 Affect Us Nationally?
Did you know the U.S is the top oil consumer in the world? Using 20.5 million barrels a day in 2018 for energy, transportation, industrial, residential, and commercial purposes.
If the U.S ran out of oil then we'll be back to riding horses and finding an alternative to plastic. Americans would have to cut down trees for firewood since heating homes would become a problem.
How Does Global Goal 12 Affect Us Locally?
Hackettstown would be impacted, especially Mars M&M factory. They'will have to adopt sustainable practices in making M&Ms. Houses will go cold due to less crude oil, and the sound of helicopters flying over our town will go extinct just like the crinkling of water bottles in classes.