A Look at Sustainability in the Cannabis Industry
Like all farmed crops, the question of the sustainability of cannabis growth operations is a valid one.
In this episode of A Tech Moment, we speak with Tom DiGiovanni, CFO from Canndescent about how their facility implemented solar power to offset energy usage and set the standard for sustainable cannabis.
Ellis Smith and guest Matt Mayberry, CEO and Co-Founder of Trym, discuss how you can make informed decisions to improve operational efficiency, maintain consistency, grow revenue, and increase your competitive advantage.
Regardless of the product, when a new industry emerges, opportunities arise for early adopters to jump into highly rewarding positions in an exciting new field. With industries as promising as cannabis and hemp, many people are finding new ways to incorporate skills and expertise, learned from more mainstream industries, to forge a new path during the early days of the Green Rush.
With the massive energy consumption of the cannabis industry comes the eminent emission of CO2. This output is posing a challenge for states with goals to reduce their greenhouse emissions and create sustainable cannabis programs.
What happens when a group of self-professed “Silicon Valley Geeks” find themselves immersed in cannabis cultivation? Limitless possibilities. The push for technology in the indoor agriculture industry is no different than any other: to bring a user-friendly interface to hide the complex processes for a software controlled, mechanical environment.
In a recent interview, Cannabis Tech and Ellis Smith had the opportunity to discuss the future of energy efficiency and standards with energy expert John Morris, founder and board secretary of Resource Innovation Institute.