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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

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

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

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 Benchmarking

Updated results and trends from the 2017 Sustainability Benchmarking Initiative will be presented. Also discussed will be insights into how to use the power of the data to drive financial profitability and environmental responsibility. Two breweries will present case studies …Read More

Pure Water Brewing Alliance: Water Reuse and Brewing

Over the past four years, beer brewed from reclaimed water has started conversations about the reusable nature of all water. Craft brewers, homebrewers, and wastewater utilities will discuss water reuse in brewing. Read More

Building a Returnable Bottle Market

Craft brewers have always led the way in considering the environmental impact of their decisions. This panel will provide brewers with the latest updates on where, why, and how refillable beer bottles are gaining a toehold in craft brewing. Craft …Read More

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