The BA sustainability subcommittee initiated the benchmarking of key performance indicators for utility usage and cost, and the initial results were presented at CBC 2014. This seminar presents the results of an expanded benchmarking dataset …More
Understanding the state of the hop market and the implications of growing and sourcing sustainably produced hops is an important part of sustainability for breweries. A panel of experts will discuss these issues.
Join three BA sustainability subcommittee members, from different sized breweries, as they talk trash! That is, each will share waste reduction and cost savings stories from their breweries. Panelists will provide insight on how they …More
Despite significant improvement over the last 20 years, water consumption and wastewater disposal remain environmental and economic hurdles that directly affect breweries and the brewing process. In this seminar a panel of experts will provide …More
This seminar will cover ideas for connecting with your community on local issues and communicating your sustainability practices to consumers.
Learn just how dirty you can get, how much fun you can have, and most importantly, how much money you can save by conducting a solid waste audit. Hear real studies from real breweries using …More
Karen Hobbs of the Natural Resources Defense Council discusses water quality issues and the importance of protecting one of brewers’ most valuable resources: water.
We all rely on high quality hops and barley to make our delicious brews, but what goes into growing those crops? What inputs are required to grow essential ingredients? Learn about the hurdles and successes …More
Large and small breweries are initiating renewable energy projects to offset the rising cost of traditional energy and to demonstrate their commitment to natural resource preservation. Representatives from Anderson Valley Brewing Co., Sierra Nevada Brewing …More
The BA Sustainability Manual and Tools were introduced at CBC 2013. This year’s sustainability manual seminars aim to provide details of how breweries can leverage these resources. This session covers a pilot completed with six …More