ASTM Sustainability Committee eyes water stewardship standards

Sources: ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa.; CP staff

With an eye to a user base of regulators, design professionals and environmentalists, the new ASTM Subcommittee E60.07 on Water Use and Conservation will target standards supporting sustainability and sustainable development of water-related products and processes.

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ASTM Sustainability Committee schedules C01, C9 workshop, exchange

Source: ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa.

“Workshop on Implications of ASTM E60 Standards on Sustainability for Cement and Concrete” is scheduled June 14 at the Marriott Anaheim (Calif.), amid Committee C01 on Cement and Committee C9 on Concrete meetings. Organizers note that ASTM Committee E60 on Sustainability has adopted standards that could have implications for cement and cement-based building materials, including E 1991 Standard Guide for Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Building Products, and E 2129 Standard Practice for Data Collection for Sustainability Assessment of Building Products.

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