• ASI’s GSB-88® Sealer/Binder Receives GreenCircle Recertification Fourth Consecutive Year of Green Circle Certification

    GSB-88® Sealer/Binder Emulsion from Salt Lake City, Utah-based Asphalt Systems, Inc.® (ASI) has been awarded the GreenCircle Certificate for its fourth consecutive year. GSB-88® is the only asphalt emulsion in the world to receive this environmental certification for sustainable pavement preservation excellence. GreenCircle is an internationally recognized third-party certification entity whose thorough evaluation process provides independent verification that sustainability claims related to an organization’s products and operations are honest, valid, and verified. In 2017, GreenCircle’s testing has determined once again that Gilsonite-based GSB-88® sealer/binder/rejuvenator emulsion is an economical, versatile, and environmentally friendly solution for improving and extending the lifespan of asphalt surfaces. One application of GSB-88® every five years can significantly extend the life of asphalt and help reduce global warming, when compared to reconstruction. In fact, when comparing the lifespan of a standard asphalt road without GSB-88® treatments and a road with GSB-88® treatments, the road with GSB-88® will reduce Global Warming 49.15%, reduce Acidification 48.44%, reduce Eutrophication 49.30%, reduce Ecotoxicity 35.63%, and reduce Smog 49.38%.

    Gilsonite is a unique, naturally occurring resinous asphalt ore found in Utah that does not have to undergo an oil refining process. Gilsonite emulsions are non-flammable, non-carcinogenic and non-toxic. With very low VOC levels, ASI’s gilsonite-based asphalt preservation products are safe for the environment. As an aid to maintaining infrastructure, pavement preservation is both eco-friendly and socially responsible.

    About ASI:

    Asphalt Systems, Inc.® (ASI), based in Salt Lake City, Utah, has been in the sole business of manufacturing unique and performance-driven asphalt preservation products for more than 40 years. ASI is the exclusive manufacturer and owner of the industry-recognized GSB (gilsonite sealer binder) product line, which has the ability to preserve roads indefinitely when applied correctly. ASI products are used by contractors, cities, counties, state government agencies, the civil aviation industry and military customers throughout the United States and abroad. For more information, please call 801-972-2757, email info@asphaltsystemsinc.com or visit www.asphaltsystemsinc.com.

    About GreenCircle:

    GreenCircle is an internationally recognized third-party certification organization whose thorough evaluation process provides independent verification that sustainability claims related to an organization’s products and operations are honest, valid, and verified. GreenCircle is ISO 17065 compliant, following industry requirements for bodies certifying products, processes, and services, and is recognized by both the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and the International Living Future Institute as a valid third-party certification entity. For additional information, visit www.greencirclecertified.com.

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