Brewing a Successful Sustainability Program: A Case Study from a CA Brewing Co.
Net Impact “Issues in Depth” Teleconference
Date: Friday, November 21st
Led By: Cheri Chastain, Environmental Sustainability Coordinator for Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
For Details and to Register: http://tinyurl.com/yze7q2
Listen in to hear how Sierra Nevada Brewing Co has successfully implemented sustainable business practices into all aspects of their operation. Learn how they have become almost 100% off the electrical grid, how CO2 and heat are recycled back into the plant, how recycling solid by products and veg oil can become profitable, and how to make transportation of goods less environmentally impactful. Sierra Nevada’s Sustainability Coordinator, Cheri Chastain, will discuss how Sierra Nevada markets their environmental program as well as challenges they have run across and how they were overcome.
Cheri Chastain is the Environmental Sustainability Coordinator for Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. in Chico, CA. At Sierra Nevada, Cheri is responsible for educating employees on environmental issues and programs, runs the recycling and waste diversion program and energy conservation program, and manages the green house gas inventory and emission reductions projects. She also makes biodiesel, researches “green” procurement, and works to conserve and recycle water. Cheri has been with Sierra Nevada for two years and has worked in the environmental education field for six years. Cheri holds a Bachelor’s degree in physical geography and a Master’s degree in Environmental Geography.