Recycling Roof Shingles

The available space for landfills continues to decrease and Asphalt Roof Shingles generate about 11 million tons of waste each year in the U.S.  Re-roofing projects account for about 10 million tons of this waste with the other 1 million being generated from manufacturing scrap.  There are now recycling options for asphalt shingles (composition shingles) which includes composition, processing, shingle quantities, and products produced with with recycled asphalt roofing shingles.

Here is a list of products that shingle scrap can be utilized for:

  1. Pothole Patch
  2. New Roofing Material
  3. Fuel Oil
  4. Road/Ground Cover
  5. Cold Patch for sidewalks, utility cuts, ramps, bridges, parking lots, etc.
  6. Asphalt Pavement

Prime Roofing focuses on taking care of the enviroment and is involved in recycling shingles – please visit our services page if you are interested in roof repair or re-roofing your home:  http://www.primeroofingweb.com/services.php