PCR Credit 5: Compact Commodity/Output Supply Chain

PCR Credit 5: Compact Commodity/Output Supply Chain (1-3 points)

Reciprocal

Intent:

Maximize local environmental and economic benefits and minimize environmental footprint through compact and transparent supply chains.

Local Government and Industry Requirements:

Tier 1: (1 point)

Demonstrate that 80 percent or more of outputs from material recovery and organics processing facilities are sold and/or utilized within 2,000 miles or demonstrate that carbon emissions per ton-mile of material shipped is less than 150 lb. CO2/ton-mile.        

Tier 2: (1 point)

Demonstrate that 50 percent or more of outputs from material recovery and organics processing facilities are sold and/or utilized within 500 miles or demonstrate that carbon emissions per ton-mile of material shipped is less than 90 lb. CO2/ton-mile. 

Tier 3: (1 point)

Demonstrate that 25 percent or more of outputs from material recovery and organics processing facilities are sold and/or utilized within 100 miles or demonstrate that carbon emissions per ton-mile of material shipped is less than 60 lb. CO2/ton-mile.

Potential Strategies:

●      Work with your broker to identify local demand for processed materials,

●      Develop marketing programs that emphasize local use.

●      Utilize efficient, low carbon intensity transportation modes.

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