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RIT New York State Pollution Prevention Institute invites you to their event

NY Sustainable Brewery Summit: Best Practices for Water & Chemical Use Reduction

About this event

Join New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) for the NY Sustainable Brewery Summit on May 4 and May 11 from 1PM – 3:30PM (EDT). The two-part online event will discuss sustainability and pollution prevention best practices, focusing on three key areas:

  • The need for sustainability in brewing
  • Real-world solutions for energy, water, and chemical use reduction
  • Communicating sustainability with your supply chain and the public

Hear from key brewery leaders, sustainability subject matter experts, and craft beverage panelists as they discuss these sustainability drivers and more!

Why Attend?

The summit will help participants gain a better understanding of the challenges impacting the craft and microbrewery community and offer guidance to help measurably reduce environmental impacts in their operations and enhance sustainability across the industry. The summit is ideal for brewers, brewery employees, sustainability resources supporting the craft brewery industry, and craft beverage enthusiasts.

Webinar Highlights

  • "Driving Sustainability Further into your Business: Why Now?" - John Stier, Sustainability Mentor, Brewer’s Association
  • "Brewing Wastewater Challenges" - Sara Martin, Principal, Critical Path Engineering Solutions
  • Brewers Panelist Discussion: "Water and Chemical Use Reduction"
  • Chris Gerling, Sr. Extension Associate, Food Science at Cornell University (moderator)
  • Devon Hamilton, Paradox Brewery
  • Felipe Higgins, Other Half Brewing
  • Andy Cook, Swiftwater Brewing

Hosted by

  • Guest speaker
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    Chris Gerling Sr. Extension Associate @ Food Science at Cornell University

  • Team member
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    Trish Donohue Program Manager, Sustainable Supply Chain @ NYSP2I @ RIT

  • Guest speaker
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    Sara Martin Principal @ Critical Path Engineering Solutions

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    Chuck Ruffing Director @ NYSP2I

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    Felipe Higgins Other Half Brewing

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    Devon Hamilton Paradox Brewery

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    Andy Cook Swiftwater Brewing

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    John Stier Sustainability Mentor @ NY Brewer's Association

RIT New York State Pollution Prevention Institute

NYSP2I is sponsored by New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation and led by Rochester Institute of Technology. We give organizations registered with New York State the information, resources, and solutions they need to become more sustainable.