Earthbind® 100 Remains in an Unpaved Roadbed Longer than Chloride-Based Agents

When calcium chloride and magnesium chloride based dust control agents first came into use, they were perceived as a cost-effective alternative to water truck delivery for controlling dust on unpaved roads. After all, water trucks required extensive man hours, available water resources, and often multiple applications each week during excessively dry conditions. As time went… Read more »

Ecological Dust Control Agents Can Be Based on Lignin Sulfonate

Fugitive dust particles in the air from traffic and inclement wind conditions affected an unpaved roadbed can present many hazards. Beyond the simple impairment to visibility, it can also cause the roadbed to degrade, causing damage to passing vehicles and potentially adding to maintenance costs. In the past, some road maintenance entities have turned to… Read more »

Alternative Paving with Recycled Asphalt for Trails

EnviRoad worked with Columbia County, Oregon last season to pave a portion of the Crown Zellerbach trail using Earthbind® Stabilizer – Recycled Asphalt. The portion of the trail was located on either side of Tony’s Crossing – a bridge dedicated in the honor of Tony Hyde who was integral in laying the original 28.6 miles… Read more »

The Ability to Ship and Store in Concentrate Helps Earthbind® 100 to Be Cost Effective

Earthbind® 100 is a sophisticated modified biopolymer developed by EnviRoad® as an ecologically friendly and cost-effective alternative to chloride-based dust control measures. It is also a far superior alternative to the constant application from water trucks during dry weather. Earthbind® 100 can be shipped and stored in concentration to further reduce costs. It can then… Read more »

Earthbind® 100 is a Cost-Effective Alternative to Chloride-Based Dust Control Measures

In the past, calcium chloride and magnesium chloride agents were used as dust control measures to reduce the presence of fugitive dust particles from unpaved roads. These agents came with a bevy of different problems. Their corrosive nature increased maintenance costs on storage tanks as well as application vehicles and equipment. They also have a… Read more »

EBS-RA is an Effective Alternative to VOC Paving Products

For many years, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) were used in various paving applications even though they have long been known to have ecological, safety, and potential medical hazards. Over the years, this has driven many paving companies and municipalities to look for a cost-effective, ecologically friendly alternative. Through painstaking research and meticulous lab formulation, EnviRoad®… Read more »

EnviRoad® Offers Ecologically Friendly Soil Stabilization Solutions

Civil engineers, municipalities, and construction companies have long appreciated the value of soil stabilizers to secure a road bed and extend the life of an eventual paving project. At the same time, many regions also appreciate ecologically friendly solutions that can also be cost effective at stabilizing aggregate materials. This has driven EnviRoad® to develop… Read more »

Earthbind® 100 is an Ecological Solution for Dust Maintenance on Unpaved Field Roads

Agricultural operations often call for moving people and equipment over unpaved roads. As the summer heat rises, dry conditions can cause fugitive dust particles to take flight. Daily struggles with dust control drive many operations to employ the use of water trucks. This can quickly turn into a losing battle. Lost man hours, fuel costs… Read more »

Maintaining Unpaved Roads Is Essential During Peak Agricultural Operations

As you likely know, agricultural success during peak season encompasses any number of factors. At first, things like road maintenance and dust control might seem trivial. As the season goes on, washboard roads, large potholes, eroded shoulders, and fugitive dust clouds can turn into a major hassle. Assigning personnel to drive water trucks and work… Read more »

Maintaining Unpaved Roads in Rural Areas Makes Agricultural Operations More Efficient

In rural and agricultural areas, spring and summer is a time of frenetic activity. Many varied types of materials need to be transported in and out of unpaved and minimum maintenance roads. As plants grow and produce fruit, equipment and harvests often need frequent moving. All of this can cause wear and tear to an… Read more »