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How to Become a Sustainability Champion
The New Brewer: Sustainability Issue

How to Become a Sustainability Champion

Getting a brewery sustainability program off the ground doesn’t have to be a major time commitment. Assembling a rag-tag “green team” is a great place to start.

Conserving a Diminishing Resource
The New Brewer: Sustainability Issue

Water

Breweries who have not successfully implemented a water conservation plan can be expected to use upwards of 10 gallons of water to produce 1 gallon of beer.

wastewater
The New Brewer: Sustainability Issue

Wastewater

Most craft brewery wastewater solutions will require a partnership with the local municipal water treatment facility. Here’s how to navigate this crucial relationship.

Breweries Find New Uses for Spent Grain
The New Brewer: Sustainability Issue

Beyond the Barnyard

Brewers’ spent grain is being used to not only help grow crops and livestock, but to feed the hungry, generate energy, and spin off ancillary businesses.

The New Brewer: Sustainability Issue

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.

The New Brewer: Sustainability Issue

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.

Brewpub Sustainability
The New Brewer: Craft Brewers Conference Issue

Brewpub Sustainability

The six cutting-edge craft brewery/restaurants featured here are taking care of the environment, their communities, and their employees. The difference is palpable.

Craft Breweries of the Future
The New Brewer: Craft Brewers Conference Issue

Craft Breweries of the Future

New facilities for breweries such as Sierra Nevada and New Belgium provide the opportunity to start from the ground up and fully implement sustainable practices.

sustainable brewery
The New Brewer: Craft Brewers Conference Issue

The Sustainable Brewery of the Future

Profitability, reputation, legislation, and conscience all conspire to bring sustainable practices to the top of every company’s agenda, especially craft breweries.

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