Earth Day 2021

Ohio breweries demonstrate their commitment to environmental stewardship.

HiHO Organizes Park Cleanup 

HiHO Brewing Co. volunteers and patrons will use empty grain bags as trash bags to do a self-guided clean up in the Summit Metro Parks on Thursday, April 22. Pickup for materials is at HiHO in Cuyahoga Falls from 3-7 p.m. Volunteers have the choice of Gorge Metro Park, Cascade Valley Metro Park or the SR303 Bike & Hike to maintain distancing and choose their preferred level of hiking difficulty. Participants are encouraged to meet in the taproom afterward for a $1 off of a pint for their participation. Low Impact pale ale will be on tap, featuring Ohio-grown ingredients from West Branch Malts, Haus Malts and Baenum Hop Farm. Find out more at

Ignite to Clean Up Barberton

Ignite Brewing will team up with Magic City Kiwanis to Clean Up Barberton on Saturday, April 24. Participants will meet at Ignite at 9:15 a.m. and spend the morning volunteering toward clean up efforts in service of the city. After the clean up, enjoy a beer at the Ignite taproom and pair it with brunch offerings from the Kitchen 212 food truck. Find out more at

MadTree’s Six Packs Give Back

MadTree Brewing is one of the few breweries to codify their commitment to environmental stewardship. By joining 1% For The Planet, MadTree donates 1% of their total annual gross sales to environmental nonprofit organizations. Through May 8, a portion of the proceeds of each MadTree six- or 12-pack sold in seven major markets will benefit local charities and their green initiatives. Recipients include the Cincinnati Parks Foundation, Bike Cleveland, the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, and the Beaver Creek Wetlands Association. Read Kindsey Bernhard’s in-depth write up on MadTree’s sustainability commitment at

Rhinegeist Rain Barrel Workshop Sells Out

Rhinegeist partnered with the Greater Cincinnati Civic Garden Center to host a rainwater harvesting workshop on Thursday, April 22. Certified Master Rain Gardener Kate Cook will teach participants how to convert recycled, heavy-duty, 55 gallon food-grade drums into rainwater collecting barrels. Unfortunately, all tickets to this week’s event have been sold, but be sure to follow Rhinegeist on social media for future environmental sustainability events, or check the Civic Garden Center calendar for other classes and programs:

Terrestrial Raises Funds for Cleveland Zoos

On Thursday, April 22, Terrestrial Brewing will continue their longstanding partnership with the Cleveland Zoological Society with an Earth Day fundraiser. Stop by the Terrestrial taproom in Battery Park starting at 5 p.m., enjoy a fresh pint of Canopy Crusher IPA and purchase tickets for raffle baskets generously donated by Cleveland-area businesses. Terrestrial will also donate 10% of their sales from the event to the Cleveland Zoological Society’s conservation efforts. Read more at

Warped Wing Collecting Old Electronics for Recycling

Warped Wing Brewing has partnered with Junk King for an electronics recycling collection on Thursday, April 22 from 4-7 p.m. Stop by either Warped Wing location with your old TVs, refrigerators, printers – anything that plugs in – and Junk King will recycle it for free. While you’re there, stop into the downtown Dayton or Springboro taproom for a fresh pint of Native Roots brown ale. $1 from each pint sold on Earth Day will be donated to the Five Rivers Metropark Foundation to assist in local conservation efforts. Get all the details at

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