Craft Breweries

Craft breweries is a fast growing industry sector in the United States and Pennsylvania. One key to their sustainability and success is learning how to operate them in a way that will save money while reducing their environmental footprint.

Sustaining Your Business: Craft Breweries

Jeremy Hancher from EMAP and Cheri Chastain, Sustainability Manager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, provide tips and best practices in the recorded webinar, Sustaining Your Business:Craft Breweries. The webinar covers ways to increase the efficiency of solid waste, water & wastewater, and energy usage, how to setup a bench-marking system to measure environmental performance and reach realistic targets, and resources available to both breweries in planning and recently established small businesses.
EMAP Webinar Series - Sustaining Your Business: Craft Breweries

More Resources:

Visit the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Green Business Guide or tips for Energy Efficiency

ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager – free online tool to track and manage energy, water, and waste.

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) – comprehensive state-by-state resource for energy related incentives & policies

PAPowerSwitch – allows you to choose your electric generation provider in Pennsylvania

EPA Smart Steps to Sustainability 2.0 – published by EPA Small Business Office to help small businesses move beyond compliance and into sustainable practices