Sustainability Standards

    ASTM standards on sustainability and sustainable development address environmental and economic concerns in buildings and construction. These standards will play a preeminent role in all aspects of sustainability and sustainable development.

    List of sustainability standards developed by ASTM:

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    Buildings and Construction

    E1971 - 19 Standard Guide for Stewardship for the Cleaning of Commercial and Institutional Buildings
    E2129 - 18 Standard Practice for Data Collection for Sustainability Assessment of Building Products
    E2392 / E2392M - 10(2016) Standard Guide for Design of Earthen Wall Building Systems
    E2432 - 19 Standard Guide for General Principles of Sustainability Relative to Buildings
    E2843 - 17 Standard Specification for Demonstrating That a Building is in Walkable Proximity to Neighborhood Assets
    E2844 - 15e1 Standard Specification for Demonstrating That a Building’s Location Provides Access to Public Transit
    E2921 - 16a Standard Practice for Minimum Criteria for Comparing Whole Building Life Cycle Assessments for Use with Building Codes, Standards, and Rating Systems
    E3073 - 17 Standard Guide for Development of Waste Management Plan for Construction, Deconstruction, or Demolition Projects
    E3182 - 20 Standard Practice for Preparing an Occupant Exposure Screening Report (OESR) for Substances in Installed Building Products


    E2772 - 13e1 Standard Specification for Evaluation and Selection of Accommodations for Environmentally Sustainable Meetings, Events, Trade Shows, and Conferences

    General Sustainability Standards

    E3014 - 15 Standard Practice for Managing Sustainability in Dentistry
    E3027 - 18a Standard Guide for Making Sustainability-Related Chemical Selection Decisions in the Life-Cycle of Products

    Sustainable Manufacturing

    E2979 - 18 Standard Classification for Discarded Materials from Manufacturing Facilities and Associated Support Facilities
    E2986 - 18 Standard Guide for Evaluation of Environmental Aspects of Sustainability of Manufacturing Processes
    E2987 / E2987M - 20 Standard Terminology for Sustainable Manufacturing
    E3012 - 20 Standard Guide for Characterizing Environmental Aspects of Manufacturing Processes
    E3096 - 18 Standard Guide for Definition, Selection, and Organization of Key Performance Indicators for Environmental Aspects of Manufacturing Processes
    E3200 - 21 Standard Guide for Investment Analysis in Environmentally Sustainable Manufacturing


    E2114 - 19 Standard Terminology for Sustainability Relative to the Performance of Buildings

    Water Use and Conservation

    E2635 - 14 Standard Practice for Water Conservation in Buildings Through In-Situ Water Reclamation
    E2717 - 18 Standard Practice for Estimating the Environmental Load of Residential Wastewater
    E2727 - 18 Standard Practice for Assessment of Rainwater Quality
    E2728 - 19 Standard Guide for Water Stewardship in the Design, Construction, and Operation of Buildings

    Other standards developed by ASTM committees:

    3D Imaging Standards

    Additive Manufacturing Standards

    Adhesive Standards

    Aerospace Material Standards

    Analytical Chemistry Standards

    Asset Management Standards

    Atmospheric Analysis Standards

    Biotechnology Standards

    Construction Standards

    Business Copy Product Standards

    Carbon Standards

    Catalyst Standards

    Cement Standards and Concrete Standards

    Coal Standards and Gas Standards

    Composite Standards

    Computerized System Standards

    Consumer Product Evaluation Standards

    Copper Standards

    Corrosion Standards and Wear Standards

    Durability of Nonmetallic Material Standards

    Electrical Insulating Material Standards

    Electrical Standards and Magnetic Conductor Standards

    Electronics Standards

    Environmental Standards

    Fastener Standards

    Fatigue Standards and Fracture Standards

    Fire Standards and Flammability Standards

    Forensic Science Standards

    Geotechnical Engineering Standards

    Glass Standards and Ceramic Standards

    Industrial Chemical Standards

    Industrial Hygiene Standards and Safety Standards

    Laboratory Testing Standards

    Leather Standards

    Masonry Standards

    Medical Device Standards and Implant Standards