Gallery: NYC DOT Paves a Green Path With Eco-Friendly Asphalt Made by L...

We’re big fans of artfully filling potholes, but yarn doesn’t exactly hold up under heavy traffic. But thanks to GreenPatch, street repairs can be both sturdy and sustainable. The new eco-friendly asphalt product, developed by a Queens company, contains no VOCs, and uses organic, renewable and plant-based solvents. GreenPatch’s growing list of users includes the New York City’s Department of Transportation, Con Edison, and a variety of residential and commercial contractors and building owners. So far, GreenPatch has been approved in 15 states, and by the European as well.

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