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Cheers to water recycling: Turning wastewater into beer

After years of drought, water recycling has become a pressing issue in California, and a water-recycling company is looking to raise awareness about the possibilities of water reuse. With the help of Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company, Epic Cleantec created a beer made from greywater recycled from a Read More...

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A beer a day may improve your gut microbiome, study shows

The health of your gut microbiome has many implications for your physical and mental health, from your risk of stroke to anxiety. That’s why taking care of your gut bacteria, such as increasing its diversity, is key to living a healthy life. Research has shown that eating more fermented foods can Read More...

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Beer giant phases out plastic rings for eco-friendly alternative

We’ve all seen the dismal photos of distressed wildlife trapped in various single-use plastic, or worse, strangled by those infamous plastic rings that come with many six-packs of beer.  Well, major beverage company Molson Coors has decided to take action, announcing last week that the Read More...

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Cloudwater craft beer is tackling the industry's diversity problem

Craft beer is having a moment. It’s trendy, it’s tasty… but according to those who drink craft beer and work in the industry, there’s still something missing—diversity. Those who produce and consume craft beer are mostly white, male, and middle class—in other words, white men with Read More...

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Scientists create eco-friendly pesticide using brewing waste

While conventional pesticides can be beneficial for ensuring crop yields, they are also ecologically damaging. In a bid to provide a greener alternative, a team of scientists has developed a natural pesticide — that’s also a fertilizer — made out of a combination of agricultural and beer Read More...

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Heineken is turning wasted beer into sustainable energy

When the pandemic forced us into lockdown, many of our favorite watering pubs, bars, and restaurants had to throw out millions of dollars of stock. In the UK, the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) estimates that about 87 million pints of beer have been tossed as a result. Fortunately, the Read More...

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Australians can now trade extra solar power for cold beer

In what they believe to be the world’s first, Asahi Group’s Carlton and United Breweries, an Australian beer maker, is now offering Victorian Bitter to households with rooftop solar energy to spare.  The brewery has already installed solar panels on its Melbourne brewery and is purchasing Read More...

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This company is using beer and chips to slash emissions

In a bid to drastically cut down on emissions, British snack food manufacturer Walkers is summoning the power of potato chips and beer. Yes, you read that right. What the company is doing is utilizing new technology to capture carbon dioxide from beer fermentation in a brewery, which is then Read More...

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Dutch brewery produces beer using clean energy generated by iron fuel

As an increasing number of industries are looking to break ties with fossil fuels and transition towards greener fuels to power their industrial processes, a strange candidate has recently gotten under the spotlight: iron. At least that’s what a brewery in the Netherlands recently tried out, by Read More...

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This beer supports pollinators and solar energy

Climate change and falling pollinator populations will impact every facet of our agricultural system, even beer. This is why Atlas Brew Works has released their new Sunny Honey Saison, a collaborative beer that emphasizes pollinators, green energy, and sustainable farming to raise awareness about Read More...