sustainability

Going Green: Bearhug Pallet Wrap

Going Green: Bearhug Pallet Wrap

Plastic is often a necessary evil in the beer world: it can help keep beer safe but often ends up in landfill. It's an issue being tackled by Bearhug Pallet Wrap, a startup looking to move beer safely while cutting out single-use plastic.

January 24, 2023 by Will Ziebell


Going Green: The Common Good Company

November 29, 2022 by Mick Wust

What if every single thread of your beer merch was made from recycled cotton and recycled drink bottles? We caught up with The Common Good Company for a chat about their high quality apparel with a low impact on the planet.


Going Green: Revolution In The Riverina

November 18, 2022 by James Smith

There are many people who have changed the nature of beer and brewing in Australia over the years. Yet what's happening in the Riverina region of NSW feels as transformative as anything else happening in the industry right now.


3 Ravens To Open A Perth Brewpub

July 12, 2022 by Will Ziebell

3 Ravens have announced plans to build a home in WA as well as upgrading their brewery home in Thornbury. We caught up with head brewer Brendan O'Sullivan and general manager Nathan Liascos to find out more.


Capital Claim Carbon First As Aussies Brew A Greener Future

April 5, 2022 by Will Ziebell

A number of Australian brewers are leading the way when it comes to sustainability, with Capital becoming the first Climate Active certified carbon neutral brewery, Rocky Ridge and Big Shed winning sustainability awards, and others going carbon neutral too.


A Vision For Indie Beer

January 18, 2022 by Will Ziebell

Late last year, Young Henrys co-founder Richard Adamson was elected chair of the Independent Brewers Association. As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the industry, we chatted to him about his vision for indie beer.


Going Green: Beer, Algae & Cow Burps

October 26, 2021 by Benedict "Benny" Kennedy-Cox

Young Henrys and researchers at UTS have been researching the potential certain algae have to turn CO2 created during brewing into oxygen since 2020. Now The Algae Project is looking to reduce harmful emissions from livestock too.


Firies-Supporting Brewing Company Wins Brew Rocket Grant

September 29, 2021 by Will Ziebell

A brewing company created to support emergency service workers has won the first Brew Rocket grant designed to reward sustainability and social responsibility. Firehouse 51 was selected by a panel put together by Craft Instinct.


The Collaborators: Grain Totes, Totes Great

August 30, 2021 by Mick Wust

Matt Lawrence wants to see repurposed malt bags replace single use bags across the beer industry. We got in touch to find out how he’s making it happen one tote bag at a time.


Blasta Secure $1m Government Grant

June 28, 2021 by Guy Southern

The good news keeps coming for Perth brewery Blasta after the trophy-winners secured a $1 million Federal Government grant to help fund the construction of a second brewery.

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