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
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
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
How does wastewater management impact brewery operations? Jeff Vanvoorhis explores basic wastewater terminology, types of treatment options, operations and maintenance considerations and how a basic understanding of wastewater will help you plan for brewery expansions …More
Every brewery’s first steps on the journey towards sustainability start with the efforts of individual staff members. Learn how industry leaders in brewery sustainable practices enlighten and motivate their employees to exercise values that will …More
Chris Swersey moderates a panel of sustainability experts who will discuss key points from the sustainability manuals published by the Brewers Association in 2013.
A continuation of the discussion of key points from the Brewers Association sustainability manuals and including information on the Clean Water Act, provided by Karen Hobbs of the National Resource Defence Council.
High Rate Anaerobic Digester Systems for Brewery Wastewater Treatment and Electricity Generation: System Benefits, Engineering Design Factors, Start-up and Initial Performance Data
This seminar focuses on the anaerobic fluidized bed digester system recently installed in The Matt Brewing Co.’s Utica brewery. The seminar discusses the technology selection process, system benefits, pertinent design factors, as well as the …More