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Sustainability Manuals

Environmental stewardship is a top priority for both craft brewers and craft beer enthusiasts. Maintaining a healthy balance between stewardship, social enrichment, and economic vitality is important to the future success of craft brewing.Read More

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An Unlikely Pairing: Avery, City of Boulder Team Up

To beneficially reuse a so called waste product, a team from Avery Brewing Company and the city of Boulder, Colo., have partnered up to tackle wastewater.

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Following the LEED: Brewers Focus on Sustainability

Pursuing LEED certification for its new brewery in Mills River, N.C., was an obvious choice for Sierra Nevada, as it has been for many other craft breweries.

The New Ag Kids: Starting a Farm Brewery in the Farmhouse Brewing Era

In this panel, owners of rural breweries will share their experiences in opening and operating production breweries and tasting rooms on agricultural land. Farmers have been brewers since, likely, there were farms, but modern brewing has largely been an industrial …Read More

Sustainable Innovations in Practical Application

Hear from a panel of brewers what it’s like to make emerging technologies and practices in sustainability part of your daily operations. Each of these panelists has experience implementing one of the sustainable innovations discussed at CBC 2018. Get their …Read More

State of the Waste Management Industry

Recycling has been in the news a lot lately, and not necessarily in a good way. The New York Times reported that “As Costs Skyrocket, More U.S. Cities Stop Recycling,” while The Atlantic asked, “Is This the End of Recycling?” …Read More

Sustainability 101 and a Success Story: Cashing In on Resource Efficiency!

Discover the most common sustainability best management practices for craft brewers, along with the biggest resource optimization opportunities that your brewery should be cashing in on! Join Kaitlin Urso, small business environmental consultant for the Colorado Department of Public Health …Read More

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Educational Publications

Sustainability Benchmarking Reports

The Sustainability Benchmarking Reports provide a platform for the craft brewing community to share best practices for identifying how to use water more efficiently, generating less wastewater and solid waste, decreasing total energy usage, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.Read More

Optimizing CIPs for Water Savings

Cleaning and sanitation within a brewery are critical to good beers; but these activities use a lot of water in the process. Speakers in this session have an incredibly amount of experience and knowledge that you won’t want to miss. …Read More

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