Greening the Cannabis Industry

 
The cannabis industry's growth and processing of hemp and marijuana has environmental impacts. We have been working collaboratively to raise awareness and establish best practices for the industry to reduce their environmental footprint. Together, we are developing innovative strategies and tools to help improve sustainability in the industry.  
 
The right resources, a commitment to greener business practices and raising awareness will result in an eco-friendly sustainable and renewable industry that will flourish for generations.
 

Environmental impacts of growing cannabis

Air quality impacts

VOC guidance, emission reduction, solvent emissions
 

Energy resource impacts

Metrics, data tracking, benchmark tool
 

Waste disposal impacts

Organic and hazardous waste compliance
 

Water quality impacts

Liquid waste disposal, technical assistance
 

Resources for improving sustainability

National and local resources, streamlining cannabis cultivation 

Picture of cannabis growing in a pot, in the open air outdoors
 
Contact us with questions 
 
Kaitlin Urso
303-692-3175
Small Business Assistance Program