The Scruggs Company has taken a monumental step in promoting environmental transparency and sustainability within the asphalt industry. As the first asphalt mix producer in Georgia to publicly document the environmental footprint of its mixes through Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), The Scruggs Company sets a new standard for responsible stewardship and showcases its commitment to sustainable practices.

Embracing Transparency

The Scruggs Company recognizes that transparency is critical to promoting sustainable development and fostering trust among customers and stakeholders. By providing Environmental Product Declarations for its asphalt mixes, the company empowers stakeholders with valuable insights into the environmental impacts associated with its products. This commitment to transparency allows informed decision-making and encourages a collective effort towards a more sustainable future.

A Comprehensive Assessment

The Scruggs Company utilized the National Asphalt Pavement Association Emerald Eco-Label tool to document the environmental footprint of its asphalt mixes. Through a life cycle assessment, the company thoroughly examined the entire life cycle of its mixes, from raw material extraction to manufacturing, transportation, and use. This approach provides a comprehensive understanding of the environmental impacts associated with its various products.

Driving Down the Environmental Footprint

Evaluating its asphalt mixes’ life cycle allowed The Scruggs Company to identify areas to reduce their environmental impact further. The company has minimized its carbon footprint by optimizing plant operation efficiencies and utilizing recycled materials. These sustainable practices benefit the environment and contribute to overall operational efficiency.

Pioneering Sustainability in the Asphalt Industry

As Georgia’s first asphalt mix producer to adopt Environmental Product Declarations, The Scruggs Company sets an example for others in the industry to follow. Its commitment to environmental transparency and sustainability highlights its dedication to responsible manufacturing practices. By leading the way, they inspire other companies to evaluate their environmental impact and work towards more sustainable solutions.