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.”
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