Using products made from sustainable materials or manufactured through sustainable processes can reduce your impact on the environment. The next time you go shopping, look for these products. Choosing them could help you make the world a better place.
Sierra Nevada Beer
You might not equate brewing beer with saving the planet, but Sierra Nevada has combined these two pursuits in every conceivable way.
Sierra Nevada creates 20 percent of its own power needs with 10,573 solar panels. The company also has hydrogen fuel cells that create about 40 percent of the brewery’s energy needs which is an extremely an inventive way to make its factory more sustainable. Sierra Nevada doesn’t stop there. Some other innovative measures include:
Composting organic waste to fertilize the company’s gardens and fields
Using the CO2 produced through fermentation in its factory
Convertible its restaurant’s used vegetable oil into biofuel for its fleet of delivery trucks
Not many companies make that kind of commitment to the environment. Think about that the next time you go out for a six-pack