Earthbind vs. Water for Dust Control

Plain water is often used to control fugitive dust from unpaved roads since it is thought to be a cheap and simple approach to dust suppression. However, contrary to belief, using water by itself may prove to be very temporary, inefficient and in many cases futile. In fact, there can be many cases where frequent watering is required and can... read more »

Two Popular Application Methods for Dust Control Using Earthbind® 100

Earthbind®100 is a quality and environmentally-friendly biopolymer modified asphalt emulsion that is specifically engineered to be a highly-effective dust control product. Earthbind®100 is shipped in a liquid concentrated form and is diluted with water for application. For dust control, the Earthbind solution is then applied to the unpaved surface and allowed to soak in. Once the water in the Earthbind®... read more »

Why You Need to Say No to H2O

While water may seem like an answer to dust control, it’s not the best when considering long-term solutions. Dust control is something we’ve been dealing for years, decreasing visibility and causing havoc on ecosystems when a non-environmentally friendly solution is used. It can be a nightmare for companies trying to maintain their sites and can result in high costs for... read more »

Earthbind® vs. Asphalt Cutbacks for Dust Control and Stabilization

Earthbind® products are considered to be environmentally-friendly, bio-based modified asphalt emulsions and are designed to control fugitive dust (Earthbind® 100), stabilize road base materials (Earthbind® Stabilizer), and to recycle reclaimed asphalt pavement and alternative paving (Earthbind® EBS-RA). Background – Asphalt Cutbacks Certain asphalt cutbacks have been formally or currently (in limited use) as dust control agents. Asphalt cutbacks are formulated with... read more »

Earthbind® Stabilizer Can Help Reduce Grading Costs

All unpaved roads need some degree of maintenance throughout the course of a year. Several factors can contribute to what measures are called for during a specific season. The composition of the aggregate material, local weather conditions and traffic load can increase the chances of a road hazard developing. Potholes, washboard gravel and dangerous issues with fugitive dust are more... read more »

ISO 9001:2015 Certified!

We are pleased to announce that both EnviRoad and Blue Line Transportation have received ISO 9001:2015 certification. This certification was awarded to our companies by QAS International Ltd., an established certification company that focuses on ISO standards. This foundation awards those who have gained the trust and confidence of customers and relative business partners. These same associations demonstrate an awardee’s... read more »

Treating an Industrial Yard for Dust Control using Earthbind® 100

Treating a heavily-used industrial yard for dust control can be very challenging. The challenge can be due to all the heavy truck traffic and heavy-duty forklifts turning and churning the unpaved surface material and creating “new” material. This grinding can also grind down any topically applied dust control product. Generally, to treat an industrial yard for dust, we recommend an... read more »

Earthbind® 100 Helps Maintain Roads Where Sediment Runoff is a Concern

Unpaved roads are often a necessity for people, vehicles and equipment needed in a wide range of industries as well as agriculture. Mines, gravel pits, large-scale farms and other places like railroad yards also frequently use roads composed of loose aggregates for moving supplies and machinery. With these unpaved roads, dust control is always a concern during the hot or... read more »