Sustainability

Advantage 02

Hot Mix Asphalt protects the environment by providing impermeable caps for abandoned landfills and deposits of hazardous materials.

This diversity of use is illustrated by a three-acre HMA cap on a portion of an abandoned landfill owned by the City of Tacoma, Washington


From
Winning with asphalt: Asphalt Institute (2002): Websites: http://www.asphaltinstitute.org/environ/is-186.html and http://www.asphaltinstitute.org/environ/envirobrief.htm#Landfill Caps

EAPA Paper on landfill: http://www.eapa.org/publications.php?c=43