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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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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