American Spec Industries

We Make Innovative Solutions for a Sustainable Future by Transforming Waste Into Valuable Resources.

The Problem We face

A Closer Look at the Challenges Facing Our Ecosystems.

escavating landfill crisis
outdated infrastructure practices
the transition from coal

Escalating Landfill Crisis

Consider the alarming reality where landfills, constituting 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions, are wreaking havoc on our environment. These emissions, primarily methane and carbon dioxide, pose a serious threat to our planet’s delicate atmospheric balance.

Beyond the air, these landfills are a hidden menace to our soil and water, subtly contaminating these vital resources. The ocean, our planet’s lifeline, faces an equally grave challenge with 8 million tons of waste dumped annually, leading to the growth of massive “Trash Islands.” This environmental degradation is not just a threat to marine life but an imbalance that affects the entire oceanic ecosystem.

Outdated Infrastructure Practices

Our century-old reliance on chemically treated wood for critical infrastructure is a significant environmental concern. This practice has led to a pervasive use of toxic materials, hindering environmental sustainability. Moreover, it affects economic efficiency, as the construction industry, crucial for societal progress, grapples with inflated lumber costs.

This impacts our ability to develop affordable housing in line with population growth. Municipalities are burdened with the recurring costs of replacing inferior wood products, soaked in toxic chemicals, every few years. This cycle represents not just a financial drain, but also a substantial environmental concern.

The Transition from Coal

The global shift away from coal-fired power plants to renewable energy sources is a critical step towards combating climate change. The burning of coal is a major contributor to CO2 emissions, accelerating the pace of global warming.

Moreover, the pollutants released by coal combustion, including fine particulate matter and toxic substances, have severe implications for public health, contributing to a range of serious diseases.

We’re in the Business of Turning Today’s Waste Into Tomorrow’s Assets.

Taking the initiative

Leading the Charge in
Sustainable Transformation.

Addressing the Waste Epidemic with Revolutionary Solutions

American Spec Industries acknowledges the pressing need for scalable waste solutions as global solid waste production is projected to reach 3.4 billion tons by 2050, a 70% increase from current levels. This growth demands immediate attention. We are committed to addressing this crisis through innovative technologies that convert waste into valuable, eco-friendly resources.

Combatting the Carbon Emissions Challenge

With energy-related CO2 emissions peaking at 33.1 billion metric tons, it's clear we need a new approach to energy. Fossil fuels are the main culprit, posing a serious threat to our climate. At American Spec Industries, we're dedicated to combating this by investing in renewable energy and sustainable businesses. This isn't just about the environment; it's a smart investment opportunity.

Driving Industry Disruption for Tangible Impact

We aim to disrupt key industries by combining environmental sustainability with strong financial performance. Our goal is to drastically reduce landfill waste, carbon emissions, and deforestation, creating positive change globally. With an anticipated 22% Internal Rate of Return (IRR) for investors, we demonstrate that environmental responsibility and financial success go hand in hand.

“American Spec Industries represents the dawn of a new era in manufacturing – one where every product we create contributes to a healthier, more sustainable world. Our mission is clear, we’re in the business of turning today’s waste into tomorrow’s assets. We’re not just part of this industry, we’re leading its evolution!”

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Wayne M. Aston

CEO, American Spec Industries

American Spec Solutions

Sustainable Infrastructure Materials.

“Utah would save $1.3 Billion in railroad maintenance over the next 50 years”

Railroad Cross Ties.

The wood crosstie represents 93% of all the crossties in use. Compared to concrete or steel, wood has been the only renewable resource used as crosstie material until now.

American Spec Industries offers an eco-friendly alternative to the traditional wood crossties used throughout the United States. Our sustainable railroad cross ties are designed to last over 50 years and are environmentally friendly, water-proof, mold-proof, fire-resistant, and resistant to termites and pests.

“Utah would save $1.3 Billion in railroad maintenance over the next 50 years.”

Telephone Poles

Within the United States there are approximately 185 million wood utility poles in service as of 2017 that support electricity distribution and telephone systems.

American Spec Industries offers an eco-friendly alternative to the traditional wood Telephone Poles used throughout the United States. Our sustainable Telephone Poles are designed to last over 50 years and are environmentally friendly, water-proof, mold-proof, fire-resistant, and resistant to termites and pests.

Marine Pilings

Wood has also traditionally been essential for naval fender pier structures and military communication systems.

American Spec Industries offers an eco-friendly alternative to the traditional wood Marine Pilings used throughout the United States. Our sustainable Marine Pilings are designed to last over 50 years and are environmentally friendly, water-proof, mold-proof, fire-resistant, and resistant to termites and pests.