Verifying the Carbon Footprint of a Turf Reinforcement Mat

Propex GeoSolutions has opened July with some welcomed sustainability news. The company became the first High Performance Turf Reinforcement Mat (HPTRM) manufacturer to verify the carbon footprint of its erosion control solutions. The cradle-to-grave carbon footprint of PYRAMAT® 75 HPTRM, one of Propex’s key materials, is 2.7 kgCO2e per 1m2 of material. This equates to driving about seven miles. “This verification is another piece of the sustainability puzzle,” said Mike Gorey, CEO of Propex Operating Company, LLC. “We’ve known for 20 years that our erosion control solutions support the environment by encouraging vegetation and improving water quality, but now we know that their lifecycle produces a small carbon footprint.” HPTRM CARBON FOOTPRINT VERIFICATION PYRAMAT turf reinforcement mats are utilized in multiple well-known erosion control systems, including ARMORMAX®,...

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Machina Turns Its Tech to a Needlepunched Biomat

Machina-TST has grown quickly behind lines of geotextiles, geogrids, geocomposites, and turf reinforcement mats. Now, it’s turning its manufacturing technical knowledge to erosion control...

Geofabrics Earns Australian Export Award for Environmental Solutions

Congratulations are due to Geofabrics, which has earned a 2018 AusTrade Australian Export Award for Environmental Solutions. The company, which manufacturers geosynthetics and provides...

GAP 2019 Abstracts Call: FHWA, FAA, FRA, USACE, and You

The inaugural Geo-Structural Aspects of Pavements, Airfields, and Railways Conference (GAP 2019) will be held 4 – 7 November 2019 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The event,...
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