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Asphalt Shingles Manufacturing & Waste Management in the Northeast Fact Sheet

Asphalt Shingle Waste Approximately 11 million tons of asphalt shingle wast is generated in the U.S. each year. This waste is comprised of approximately one million tons of scraps from asphalt single manufacturers, and ten million of construction scraps from installations and tear-offs from re-roofing. Download / View Full PDF Fact Sheet, Revised March 2012 […]

Recycling asphalt shingles

Discarded roofing material gets second life in new applications Paul Stastny Nobody likes to see waste, especially not when there appears to be so many options for the reuse of asphalt shingles. Shredded asphalt shingles can be used in gravel road dust suppression, hot patch road repairs, as an admixture to asphalt and cement, as […]

Roof shingles don’t live up to warranties: Marketplace

Originally posted on CBC News Website Roofing shingles are deteriorating well before their guaranteed lifetime warranties, an investigation by CBC-TV’s Marketplace has found. The Marketplace team headed out with roofing contractor Mike Kavanagh to inspect some roofs in Markham, Ont., including one that he installed himself. Read full article here >>

For protection overhead, metal is the way to go

Originally posted on November 23, 2007 in The Globe and Mail by Mike Holmes. I love metal roofs – they really stand the test of time. Think of those old barns and farmhouses with metal roofs, still holding up centuries later. Some copper roofs on churches and government buildings are over 500 years old – […]