Sustainability In The Cannabis Industry

Sustainability In The Cannabis Industry

Sustainability in the cannabis industry with Emily Backus, Sustainability Advisor at Denver Dept of Public Health. Emily Backus, Sustainability Advisor at the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment focusing on Environmental Quality and leads the Denver Cannabis Sustainability Workgroup.

Sustainability In The Cannabis Industry

Sustainability is a big issue across all industries. Lots of agricultural (wine industry, avocado trees, almond trees) and industrial businesses (chemical plants and consumer goods manufacturing). They have to consider issues around water, soil, toxic chemicals, energy use and everything in between, so I’m sure there are some similarities. We talk about how and why did she decide to get involved in working with the cannabis industry considering her position with the City and County. As well as more about her background and experience prior to finding herself serving the cannabis industry.