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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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Environmentally Friendly Meetings Move to Center Stage

Thanks to work by ASTM International Subcommittee E60.02 on Hospitality, a set of ASTM standards now helps define best practices for ensuring that meetings and events are greener and more sustainable. Meetings and events are a big business, representing billions of dollars in economic activity for economies around the world, as well as large amounts of spending by corporations, organizations and individuals. To be sure, modern communication tools and “virtual” meetings have reduced some of t...

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Of SI and Standards

Whether current versions of time-honored standards such as specifications for steel tee rails and ce... READ MORE »

It's What We Do

ASTM International standards are synonymous with quality and relevance. We know that. And we know th... READ MORE »

ASTM Technical Journals

Whether a paper addresses epoxy resin or self-consolidating concrete, unsaturated soils or ballistic... READ MORE »

Creating a New Generation of Aircraft and Pilots

An international trade association, GAMA represents more than 85 of the world’s leading manufactur... READ MORE »

Fine Aggregate Determination for Concrete

ASTM International Committee C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates has recently approved a new tes... READ MORE »

Global Collaboration

For several years, ASTM International has worked to raise greater awareness of its standards and oth... READ MORE »

Steel and Standards

How does ArcelorMittal use standards in its materials production business?... READ MORE »

Statistical Prediction Intervals

What considerations are there with statistical prediction intervals when the underlying distribution... READ MORE »

Outreach: In Support of Members Around the Globe

In 2001, when the ASTM board of directors decided to change the name of this organization from the A... READ MORE »

Photovoltaic Power Plants

A proposed new ASTM International standard will be used to provide guidance for potential stakeholde... READ MORE »