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Waste is a resource. That simple sentence is the driving force behind one of the fastest growing economic trends in recent history—the circular economy.
At Sealed Air we are innovating ways to reduce waste and benefit society. Through partnerships with our customers, we have developed shared value programs that create a circular solution for discarded products, giving them new life.
Sometimes, all it takes is a spark to launch a potentially world-changing idea. Long eclipsed by coal, oil and renewables, wood is no longer regarded or used as a primary source of energy in the post-industrial world. Yet wood is still widely used for cooking in the developing world.
Being a Leader in this area means doing what we can to tackle some of the world’s most pressing sustainability issues, and water management – specifically, the global water shortage – is a critical concern and one that cuts across the sectors in which we operate.
The traditional linear take-make-dispose economy—where resources are extracted from the ground, made into products, and thrown away—helped us as a society make great strides in the 20th century.
At MGM Resorts International, we believe water is the planet’s most valuable natural resource. This belief informs our attitude and approach to water management across our company, but especially in our hometown, the desert city of Las Vegas.