What makes permeable pavement eco-friendly?

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DreamPave is a durable, permeable, pavement made from recycled materials. Moreover, it’s a sustainable solution to the hazardous effects of stormwater run-off and helps replenish aquifers. So, let’s learn more about why DreamPave is the most eco-friendly driveway on the market.

Learn Why DreamPave is the Most Eco-Friendly Driveway

Prevents Flooding and Stormwater Pollution

DreamPave is incredibly porous. It has a permeable sub-base that allows water to drain 30 cm below the surface back into the soil. Therefore, an enormous amount of water per second can drain through the DreamPave surface. So, it has the potential to play a major role in flood reduction. Additionally, DreamPave prevents stormwater pollution from running into the sewers and into rivers, streams and our water supply. 

Replenishes Aquifers

DreamPave functions just like natural soil. It allows water to permeate through and return back to the water table. So, it helps replenish aquifers. Plus, this has a positive effect on surrounding vegetation and tree-root systems.  

Low-Impact Development (LID)

DreamPave mitigates flooding and circumvents the need for traditional stormwater infrastructure. So, it can save developers money as a Low-Impact Development (LID) strategy.

Eco-Friendly Driveway Uses Less Salt in the Winter

DreamPave is ideal for Canada’s Climate. Snow melts 50% faster. Therefore, 50% less salt is required to melt ice. Therefore, there’s less salt contaminating local waterways and treatment plants. Win, win, and win!

100% Natural Canadian Granite

The unique DreamPave surface is 100% natural Canadian granite, crushed into small, pea-sized aggregate (stones). This granite is a by-product of other granite products. For example, recycled countertops. Reuse. Recycle. Repurpose. Another reason why DreamPave is the most eco-friendly driveway.

Low Carbon Footprint

DreamPave has the lowest carbon footprint of any surfacing material to produce. This Earth Conscious Surfacing™ uses 5.4 kg of recycled plastic per square metre and has zero Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) emissions. The patented DreamPave Resin is 50% plant-based and non-flammable. Moreover, there’s no leeching, or toxic run-off, from the DreamPave Resin. Additionally, the DeamPave Resin and aggregate is mixed and poured on-site. There are no manufacturing plants or hauling trucks. In fact, DreamPave’s production carbon footprint is 4-8 times less than asphalt and concrete.

Durable, Eco-Friendly Driveway with 40+ Year Rating

Independent, scientific testing by the University of Ottawa, rates DreamPave with an expected Lifespan of 40+ years. Most importantly, this rating is within our Canadian climate. Durability means less waste. Another reason why DreamPave is the most eco-friendly driveway.

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Toronto, ON

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