Bardstown Bourbon Company presented the 2021 Douglas C. Griffin Environmental Sustainability Award
The Bardstown Bourbon Company (BBC) has been selected as the Douglas C. Griffin Environmental Sustainability Award winner for 2021 by the Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center (KPPC). The award recognizes Kentucky entities that have demonstrated a commitment to the principles of sustainability and environmental stewardship and is presented each year in conjunction with National Pollution Prevention Week.
KPPC assisted BBC with sustainable value stream mapping to evaluate electric energy usage throughout their distillery process and to evaluate water usage. In addition, BBC has hosted engineering students from UofL’s Speed School of Engineering to evaluate thermal insulation opportunities to further conserve energy. BBC has hosted tours of their facility to demonstrate energy management in practice.
Lissa McCracken, KPPC Executive Director, presented the 2021 ES Award to Roger Henley of Bardstown Bourbon Company.