Asphalt pavement is a permanent resource that will never be consumed, and because it will never be burned for fuel, it will never emit greenhouse gases. Scientists call this "carbon sequestration." In addition, the asphalt cement - the black, glue-like substance that holds the road together - can be reactivated over and over again through reuse and recycling. Learn more.
|What is Asphalt?||Carbon Footprint|
|Energy Savings||Noise Reduction|
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What is Asphalt?
"What is asphalt?" you ask. Asphalt is the sustainable material for building pavements. It's smooth, so vehicles consume less fuel and produce lower emissions; it's quiet, so expen...