Air quality issues are not limited to large cities. In fact, according to the American Lung Association's State of the Air report, 141.1 million Americans—more than four in 10—lived in counties with unhealthy levels of either ozone or particle pollution in 2017-2019.
Each home or building with Smog-Reducing shingles helps remove smog pollutants that come in contact with that roof. Help decrease smog pollutants in your community by turning your roof into a smog fighting surface. The roof on a typical home has the smog-fighting capacity of 2-3 trees with over 1 million trees worth of smog-fighting roofing installed so far.
The world faces many challenges, including the impact of poor air quality on human health. Read how (PDF, 356 KB) shingles with 3M™ Smog-Reducing Granules help eliminate smog pollutants and improve air quality.
While putting roofs to work is a great option, nothing can replace actually getting trees in the ground, which is why 3M teamed up with One Tree Planted to plant 10,000 trees! You can join the cause and plant trees in North America with One Tree Planted to make an even bigger impact!
3M™ Smog-Reducing Granules allow manufacturers to produce shingles or capsheets that help eliminate smog pollutants and improve air quality. By choosing materials with 3M Smog-Reducing Granules, your roof is transformed into a smog-fighting surface.