Proposed #LCFS pathway for recycled beverage-derived ethanol
Proposed LCFS pathway for recycled beverage-derived ethanol 19 June 2017 Parallel Products , a leader in unsaleable beverage destruction and recycling, has filed a proposed pathway for California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) for recycled beverage-derived ethanol. Parallel Products is requesting a carbon intensity (CI) of 69.82 gCO2 e/MJ for the proposed pathway. In California, Parallel Products produces more than one million gallons per year of ethanol using waste and expired sugary and alcoholic beverages as feedstocks for its process. The facility additionally accepts spent grains/brewer’s yeast from local breweries. Overview of CI values of current certified LCFS pathways. Source: ARB. Click to enlarge. Parallel is the only company which recovers ethanol from recycled beverages in California, reducing the carbon footprint of disposal services and biological oxygen ...