Gallery: America’s Favorite Sustainable Craft Breweries of 2012


Sierra Nevada, Chico, CA

We were plumb blown away by Sierra nevada's impressive sustainability program. With a 2 MW photovoltaic system and a 1 MW fuel cell on site, the brewery creates 60% of its own electricity. Add to that with a slew of energy efficient strategies, greenhouse gas emissions reductions programs, an on-site wastewater treatment facility, and a 97% diversion program and composting system that keeps waste out of the landfill. Find out more about Sierra Nevada's programs here.

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