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Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable Announces American Beverage Association as Trade Partner

Press Release

February 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) announced today its formalized trade partner agreement with the American Beverage Association (ABA), a trade organization that represents America's non-alcoholic beverage industry, including regular and diet soft drinks, bottled water and water beverages, 100 percent juice and juice drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks and ready-to-drink teas.

Beverage Industry Continues to Drive Improvement in Water and Energy Use

Water and Energy Use Ratios Decrease 70 and 66 Percent Respectively Over Three-Year Period
Press Release

Feb. 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Since 2007, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has conducted an annual quantitative benchmarking study to evaluate water use and strengthen the understanding and practice of water stewardship in the beverage industry.  Adding to this knowledge, in 2012 BIER concluded the first energy use benchmarking study to provide insight into energy use efficiencies within the beverage industry and pave the way for future evaluation of greenhouse gas performance.  

Congratulations to the International Bottled Water Association for First Annual Water Benchmarking Study

Antea Group would like to recognize IBWA for new study showing bottled water industry has a low water use ratio
Press Release

October 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The results of a new study released today by the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) show that the amount of water used to produce bottled water products is less than all other types of packaged beverages. On average, only 1.39 liters (1.39L/L) of water is used to produce every one liter of finished bottled water (1).

Anheuser-Busch InBev Hosts Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable

Industry Leaders Unite to Share Best Practices, Advance Environmental Sustainability of Sector
Press Release

October 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Beverage industry leaders from across the globe are convening in St. Louis October 14-16 for the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) semi-annual meeting. BIER is a technical coalition of leading beverage companies working together to advance environmental sustainability within the beverage sector. Anheuser-Busch InBev, a founding member of BIER, is hosting the event that brings together representatives across beer, spirits, carbonated soft drinks, juice and bottled water categories.

Heineken Hosts Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable

Industry Leaders Unite to Share Best Practices, Advance Sustainability of Sector
Press Release

May 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Beverage industry leaders from across the globe will convene in Amsterdam May 14-16 for the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) semi-annual meeting. BIER is a technical coalition of leading beverage companies working together to advance environmental sustainability within the beverage sector. HEINEKEN, headquartered in Amsterdam and BIER member since 2010, will play host to the event that will bring together representatives across beer, spirits, carbonated soft drinks, juice and bottled water categories.

Sun Orchard Joins Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable

Press Release

St. Paul, Minn., Feb. 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) welcomes Sun Orchard, a family-owned processor and international distributor of fruit juices, bar mixers and other fruit-based beverages, as its newest member, bringing total coalition membership to 20 companies. “We are excited to have Sun Orchard onboard”, says Tod Christenson, BIER Director.

BIER Issues Results of 2012 Water Use Benchmarking Study

Identifies an Overall Improvement in Beverage Industry Water Use
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St. Paul, Minn., January 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Since 2007, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has conducted an annual quantitative benchmark to examine water use in the beverage sector. 2012 marks the completion of its sixth annual water use benchmarking study that evaluates the performance of more than 1,600 beverage manufacturing facilities distributed across 6 continents and representing 17 different beverage companies.

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