Is Asphalt a Sustainable Material?

Asphalt paving is the leading recyclable product in the United States. Other materials that are recycled into asphalt are rubber, asphalt roofing, and glass. Furthermore, plants that recycle asphalt produce minimal pollution by EPA standards. The benefits of asphalt’s eco-friendly properties make it the perfect choice for your paving needs and green living.

Asphalt Helps Vehicles Save Energy

Asphalt is convenient for building roadways, parking lots, and other paved areas because it can be applied, packed, and cooled without long periods. This minimizes congestion, which requires less stopping and starting on roads, so less energy is wasted.

Recyclable Asphalt Used for Repairs

Another reason it is convenient to use asphalt to pave roads is its low cost. Asphalt paving is very durable, so when it cracks or needs maintenance, the top layer is the only one that must be removed and replaced. The old asphalt can be recycled. A new layer of asphalt is often created from recycled asphalt.

Noise Reducing Surface

Additionally, asphalt paving is an easy surface for tires to maneuver. It is smooth and simple to maintain. Technological advances have made asphalt a quiet surface for traffic.

Diverse Uses of Asphalt

Asphalt driving surface is excellent for every vehicle. However, it is not only used as a surface for transportation vehicles. It is not damaged by water and is safely used in reservoirs and landfills. Some sports courts are also made from asphalt, and it is tough enough to withstand ice removal.

Affordable Striping & Sealing, serving the Las Vegas and Nevada areas, has been providing reliable, quality service to customers for years. Using environmentally-friendly asphalt enhances the beauty and safety of Las Vegas roads, parking lots, and other paved areas. CALL US TODAY: 702-222-9009 or fill out the free job quote form.