There’s money to made in using carbon credits, but it’s a complicated matter. That’s what three speakers involved in low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) financing pointed out in the session, “Leading with LCFS: Financing Waste Infrastructure with Environmental Credits,” at WasteExpo.
Asher Goldman, principal, Net Negative Partners, said the point is to drive down carbon emissions, primarily from the vehicle sector. “Transportation is tricky,” he said. “It’s harder to de-carbonize.”
In the waste industry, the two important markets are renewable diesel and renewable natural gas (RNG).