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Diverse aspects of sustainability and the environment, from soil and rock to water and air, sustainable buildings to renewable energy and environmental risk management to oil spill response, are addressed by ASTM standards. See below for the latest news on ASTM's activities in this area, and explore relevant standards, committee meeting dates and more in the boxes to the left.

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Energy Control Window Films

Escalating costs and increased environmental awareness have made conservation a high priority for an... READ MORE »

Understanding Waste Classification

All manufacturing waste is not the same. While this may be an obvious point, the fact is that there ... READ MORE »

A Cleaner Energy Future

A growing population and improving living standards around the world are causing significant increas... READ MORE »

Helping Our World Work Better

Before you turned to this page, you probably noticed something different about this issue of SN. In ... READ MORE »

Helping Our Brand Work Better

“Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room,” says Amazon founder, Je... READ MORE »

Nutrition Labels for Products

In today’s competitive marketplace, providing a verified EPD can help your product stand out as mo... READ MORE »

Standards for Sustainable Asphalt Pavement

Three proposed new ASTM International standards will emphasize the importance of using sustainable m... READ MORE »

Combating Corrosion

The evening news may leave many of us feeling war-weary, but one ASTM International technical commit... READ MORE »

Passing the Torch

An oft-quoted maxim says that if you give someone a fish you may feed them for a day, but if you tea... READ MORE »

Welcome to Net-Zero

For most people (and for most homes) the likelihood of going through a whole year spending next to n... READ MORE »