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.
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.
Most craft brewery wastewater solutions will require a partnership with the local municipal water treatment facility. Here’s how to navigate this crucial relationship.
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.
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.
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 six cutting-edge craft brewery/restaurants featured here are taking care of the environment, their communities, and their employees. The difference is palpable.
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.
Profitability, reputation, legislation, and conscience all conspire to bring sustainable practices to the top of every company’s agenda, especially craft breweries.