Our partnerships and affiliations help power the work we do. Whether they’re supporting our research, sharing our findings with the world, or putting the data to work, our partners help us shape the future of odor and emissions mitigation.
Our team is grateful for the support of these partners and associations as we revolutionize our sustainable and socially-responsible odor and emissions mitigation systems.
National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA)
Byers Scientific is an active member of the National Cannabis Industry Association. The NCIA advocates for the legal cannabis market, defends state laws and advances federal policy reforms. Through collaboration across the various business sectors of the commercial cannabis industry, Byers Scientific believes the NCIA can act as a catalyst for a more comprehensive and environmentally sustainable industry. Byers Scientific Sr. Project Manager, Emily Long, serves as Chair to the Cannabis Manufacturing Committee’s Future Proofing subcommittee. Through these involvements, Byers Scientific helps cannabis manufacturing facilities play an active role in developing and preparing for the future of commercial cannabis consumable laws and regulations.
Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)
With over 120 years developing global testing and material standards, ASTM International formed the D37 Committee in 2017 bringing their effective procedures to the commercial cannabis industry. ASTM’s D37 helps create safer commercial cannabis products and processes with the combined expertise of its 900 members representing 30 countries. In 2020, Byers Scientific joined the D37 Committee offering solutions that will meet the needs of commercial cannabis cultivators by helping to assess and address quality and safety concerns centered on air quality within and emissions from commercial cannabis facilities. ASTM D37 produced standards published in the Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Volume 15.10. ASTM D37 is currently developing a Cannabis Certification Program with the help of The GMP Collective and Safety Equipment Institute in bringing the program to the commercial cannabis market.
Sustainable Cannabis Coalition (SCC)
Byers Scientific is a founding member of the Sustainable Cannabis Coalition (SCC). The SCC was formed by industry leaders working together to improve the commercial cannabis market’s sustainability initiatives through bottom-up and data-driven approaches to cultivation, manufacturing, and distribution. Throughout its initial launch in 2021, the SCC will release cutting-edge research, data, and technology for the advancement of the commercial cannabis industry in the form of use-case applications and results. Through its involvement with SCC, Byers Scientific will continue to share resources with the industry, built from our pioneered scientific data and research of air quality and emissions from cannabis and led by our very own Dr. Alex Guenther and Dr. Will Vizuete.