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Vanguard Patch-It™ is now Eco Friendly! (GREEN)
Patch-It™ is an innovative permanent road repair product designed to make your job easier, quicker and safer.
Also known as asphalt in a bag or cold mix asphalt, this product can simply be poured into the pot-hole, tampered down and opened to traffic immediately.
This product eliminates backup maintenance and suits all applications. It’s dense mix prevents the permeation of air and water which can prove to be the difference between the success or failure of a repair.
Some common questions:
Q - What makes Patch-It asphalt in a bag eco-friendly? “GREEN”
A – Patch-it Asphalt in a Bag GREEN It has ZERO VOC’s*, and Asphalt in a Bag GREEN will NOT leech any hydrocarbons.
Q - Can I include Patch-It Asphalt in a Bag GREEN, in my Green Eco-Friendly Purchasing Initiatives?
A - Yes, Patch-It Asphalt in a Bag GREEN is considered an environmentally preferable purchase (EPP). It is also the first product to be endorsed by the National Eco-Friendly Energy Council.
Q - I am concerned about “Green washing.” Is Patch-It Asphalt in a Bag really GREEN?
A - Yes! Other companies are calling their cold patch products GREEN simply because they contain recycled asphalt and yet they still contain harmful chemicals and have high VOCs*. We are truly GREEN in that we have completely removed the toxic solvents from our product. And yes, we can include recycled asphalt. Our bags are also made of recyclable plastic.
Q - How long does Asphalt in a Bag GREEN stay fresh for in a bag?
A - 12 months in a sealed bag.
*VOC’s = Volatile organic compounds, are organic compounds that easily become vapours or gases. Along with carbon, they contain elements such as hydrogen, oxygen, fluorine, chlorine, bromine, sulphur or nitrogen.