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Sustainable Asphalt Pavements: A Practical Guide

Sustainable Asphalt Pavements: A Practical GuideSustainable Asphalt Pavements: A Practical Guide is a four-part series of documents focused on what an asphalt producer or asphalt project can do now to address sustainability within the confines of good business practice. The four publications, which will be made available as they are completed, are meant to work together and are organized as follows:


  1. SIP 101: Sustainability Overview. A practical definition of sustainability and the elements of and reasons for a business approach to sustainability.
  2. SIP 102: Sustainability Specifics. Specific sustainability actions that can be taken in corporate/organizational strategy, project delivery, mix design, materials production, construction activities, and pavement design.
  3. SIP 103: Procuring and Evaluating Sustainability. How sustainability is included in public project procurement, and how sustainability efforts are evaluated within the industry.
  4. SIP 104: How to Develop a Sustainability Program. Important components of a company sustainability program including goals, best practices, implementation, and reporting. — Coming, November 2019


NAPA and the authors will hold a webinar to introduce each publication in the Sustainable Asphalt Pavements: A Practical Guide series. To register for these, follow the links below:

  • Part 1 — Sustainability Overview, February 27, 2019. (archive available)
  • Part 2 — Sustainability Specifics, May 16, 2019. (archive available)
  • Part 3 — Procuring and Evaluating Sustainability, August 9, 2019 (register today).
  • Part 4 — How to Develop a Sustainability Program, November 12, 2019 (register today).