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BLACK AND GREEN: Sustainable Asphalt, Now and Tomorrow

The engineers, scientists, contractors and managers who guide the development of asphalt pavement have made it one of the most environmentally advanced building materials in the world by constantly improving its cost effectiveness and safety. By extending pavement life – by improving materials, designs, or best practices – these professionals reduce the cost to the environment and to the taxpayer.

The asphalt pavement industry and its partners continue to improve the environmental performance of asphalt, already one of the most sustainable pavement materials on earth.

ASPHALT PLANTS – KNOW THE FACTS (September 2017)

Thousands of communities across the country coexist peacefully with asphalt pavement mix plants. These facilities are in urban, suburban, and rural areas, and most of them are known as good neighbors who are engaged with their community and dedicated to sustainable operations. However, there is a lot of misleading and often daunting information about asphalt plants and products. Therefore, it’s important to understand what is fact and what is fiction.


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ASPHALT PAVEMENTS & LEED CERTIFICATION (February 2009)

MINNESOTA GREEN STAR AWARDS (November 2008)

MINNESOTA ECOLOGICAL AWARDS (November 2008)

MANAGING STORM WATER WITH ASPHALT PAVEMENTS (January 2008)

ASPHALT PAVEMENTS AND LEED® CERTIFICATION GUIDELINE (September 2007)

PERPETUAL PAVEMENT AWARDS (June 2007)

WHICH OF THESE CLAIMS BEING MADE ABOUT ASPHALT PAVEMENT DO YOU FIND BELIEVABLE? (April 2006)

2005 ECOLOGICAL COMMENDATION AWARD WINNERS (December 2005)

2004 ECOLOGICAL AWARD WINNERS IN MINNESOTA (December 2004)

ASPHALT – THE STRONG, QUIET PAVEMENT (October 2004)