Sustainability at asphalt mixing plants involves a holistic approach to minimize environmental impact and resource consumption while maintaining efficient operations. This includes reducing emissions through advanced filtering and exhaust management systems and optimizing production processes to minimize waste and energy usage. Additionally, the use of recycled materials, such as reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP), can significantly reduce the demand for virgin resources and decrease waste disposal. Implementing these measures not only mitigates the carbon footprint of asphalt production but also aligns with regulatory standards and community expectations.
Astec is committed to helping our industry achieve sustainability milestones through continuous research, innovation, and collaboration. We are actively developing and sharing best practices that promote a greener and more sustainable future for asphalt mixing plants. In addition to developing best in class equipment with sustainability in mind, our Product Manager of Sustainability
is available to consult and guide you toward a more sustainable asphalt production facility.