Yuengling taps into resource reuse potential with anaerobic treatment plants

America’s oldest brewer has turned its wastewater into an asset by recovering nutrients and energy from its streams. GWI discovers what changes have been made and where the company is headed next.

D.G. Yuengling & Son’s first brewery was set up in Pottsville, PA, in 1829, making it the oldest brewing company in the USA. It now runs three breweries, two in Pennsylvania and one in Florida, and distributes its beer in 23 US states. Craft beer is slowly increasing its share of the overall US beer market, with Yuengling claiming to be the largest craft brewer and sixth largest beer...

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