Trainings & Workshops

Brewery Day 2018 - February 6th

9:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Montpelier City Hall Auditorium ​                                            

Social Hour @Three Penny Taproom to follow


The Environmental Assistance Office of the Department of Environmental Conservation will host the second annual Brewery Day on February 6, 2018. Join representatives from various state regulatory entities in a day, jam-packed with information, on how breweries can avoid common and preventable compliance issues. This year, we will focus on technological and financial resources for operating your brewery sustainably. We will be hosting a social hour after the event at Three Penny Taproom, so brewers and industry members can network.

  • "Operating on the Up and Up: The permits you need to run your brewery within compliance"
  •  "Safe, Green Cleaning: Best Management Practices for Cleaning Your Shop"
  • "Resources for Growth and Innovation: Financial Incentives and Cost-Savings"


For more information, feel free to reach out to:

2017 Brewery Day Booklet (resources and important contacts)



Dairy Processors: Dairy Day 2018 - February 12th

Stay Tuned for More information on upcoming Dairy Day! A conference providing information and resources on sustainability and environmental compliance for dairy processors. 

For more information, feel free to reach out to:

beer and cheese processingFood for Thought: An Environmental Compliance Outreach Series For Vermont's Food and Beverage Processing and Manufacturing Industry
The Environmental Assistance Office is offered a no-cost lunch-time webinar series in August 2016.  

Part 1 Food for Thought Webinar: Managing Solid Waste - Completed August 23, 2016
Overview, options and best practices for management of solid waste, recycling and organic waste at Vermont Food & Beverage Processing Facilities

Recorded webinar (45 min.)

Part 2 Food for Thought Webinar: Managing Liquid Waste - Completed August 24, 2016
Overview of best practices for managing high-strength wastewater at food & beverage processing facilities 

Recorded webinar (25 min.)

Part 3 Food for Thought Webinar: Managing Hazardous Waste - Completed August 25, 2016
Overview of Vermont's hazardous waste regulations geared for businesses that manufacture or process food and beverages

Recorded webinar (32 min.)

Environmental Workshop for Vehicle Service - Completed in June 2016

workshop participants

at the workshop


Agency of Natural Resources
Department of Environmental Conservation
Environmental Assistance Office

Main Building - 2nd Floor
One National Life Drive
Montpelier, VT 05620-3803

Environmental Assistance Contact Information