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Sustainable brewing and distilling - Emissions and waste

Distilling - emissions and waste


Biomass burning for thermal energy


Spent grains supplemented with imported wood chips


Brewers’ grains need to be pressed to at most 50% moisture


Business flexibility: burner may be operated on wood chips alone


Still have some ash to send to landfill


Offsets some costs of operating food safety of animal feed systems


Consider combined heat and power


Is it possible to use the heat?


Is it possible to sell or use the electricity?