According to the Beer Institute, Americans consume an average of 32 gallons of beer every year. (To no one’s surprise, Nevada tops the list at 44 gallons per year. California is more restrained, below the nation’s average, at 26 gallons per year.) Read full article.
How many empty beer bottles do you recycle a week? Imagine the impact to the environment if every beer bottle in every household was reused. Caren McNamara is on a mission to make that happen. While doing so, she hopes to make a difference not only in our community, but in California, Northern Nevada and … Read More
After our business launch on Earth Day 2017 we had to begin setting up collection locations for conscious individuals to drop-off their craft beer bottles for reuse. North Tahoe/Truckee Region Our first Collection Pilot launch in June and covers the North Tahoe/Truckee region of Northern California. We have established eight collection locations throughout the region … Read More
Conscious Container is launching our reuse collection pilot program this weekend at two locations: Saturday April 22: Tahoe Truckee Earth Day at Squaw Valley 11am – 5pm (Booth 4) Sunday April 23: Reno Earth Day at Idlewild Park 10am – 6pm (Booth 54) Come on over and visit our booth to learn more … Read More
Bayern Introduction In spring of 2016 I met Bayern Brewery brewmaster Thorsten Geuer at the annual Craft Brewers Convention in Philadelphia. Thorsten made a ‘sustainability’ presentation about how local Missoula residents brought used craft beer bottles to Bayern’s brewery for washing and refilling… to the tune of over 700,000 bottles a year!! This is impressive … Read More