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Sustainability at Auraria
The Auraria campus has a sustainability program you can be a part of! To learn more about the Sustainable Campus Program please click the link below:
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Covers peer-reviewed and trade publications on all aspects of human impact on the environment. Topics covered include global warming, green architecture and construction, transportation, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
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LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design)
LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices. To receive LEED certification, building projects satisfy prerequisites and earn points to achieve different levels of certification. LEED certification is the recognized standard for measuring building sustainability.
What is Sustainability?
In 1987 the Brundtland Commission of the United Nations defined sustainable development as "development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."
You can read the Brundtland Report or you can visit our databases to find more information about sustainability.
How does this relate to the brewing industry?
Breweries such as Sierra Nevada and New Belgium have made it a priority to make themselves more environmentally friendly.
You may want to consider these aspects of a brewery when studying sustainability:
- Spent Grains
- Where the ingredients are coming from
These sustainability manuals are all available through the Colorado Brewer's Guild.
Energy Sustainability Manual
This energy sustainability manual is a consolidated resource for effective energy management and GHG reduction solutions in the craft brewers segment.
Solid Waste Sustainability Manual
This solid waste sustainability manual is a consolidated resource for effective solid waste management solutions in the craft brewers segment.
Water & Wastewater Sustainability Manual
This water and wastewater sustainability manual is a consolidated resource for effective water and wastewater management solutions in the craft brewers segment.