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5 Cool Sustainability Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Craft Beer Market

These 5 things Craft Beer Market does to keep their locations environmentally friendly.

5 Cool Sustainability Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Craft Beer Market

(Original article from Eat North)

1.Two of Craft’s locations (Vancouver and Calgary) are the largest LEAF-certified restaurants in Canada. LEAF (Leaders in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice), is an independent body that measures restaurant sustainability.

2.The company runs a significant waste management program and recycling program that diverts thousands of kilograms of garbage from the landfill each year and also provides compost to local farms.

3.All of CRAFT’s locations are LEED-certified, a certification for buildings and homes that are built with environmental impact in mind. CRAFT’s Edmonton location was the first LEED-certified restaurant in the city.

4.When it comes to front of house uniforms, servers and bartenders wear Levi’s Water<Less jeans (a type of jean that is made using 96 per cent less water than standard jeans) and they also wear Toms shoes, a company that provides one pair of shoes to a person in need for every pair sold.

5.All of the company’s beer operating systems such as coolers, taps, keg room are Bullfrog powered. Bullfrog’s generators put 100 per cent green electricity into the grid to match the energy used by our beer systems, this reduces their CO2 emissions by 109 tons per year.

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