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Tear-Off Asphalt Shingles Recycling Infrastructure Issues

Tear-Off Asphalt Shingles Recycling Infrastructure Issues Seattle SWAC October 7, 2015 Seattle Public Utilities

Recycling Tear-Off Asphalt Shingles

Tear-off shingles can be successfully recycled into a variety of end market applications. It is clear that there is significant opportunity for tear-off shingle recycling technology to grow into a mature and sustainable industry, in part because of the large volume of readily available post

Asphalt Shingle Recycling Do’s and Don’ts Asphalt

May 05, 2017· Shingle recycling is the process of taking asphalt shingles from roof tear-offs and collecting them for reuse into another product, ensuring the material does not end up in a landfill. Roofing contractors should take care to understand the process and follow some “do’s and don’ts” to ensure that shingle recycling is an effective tool for improving their businesses.

Asphalt Shingle Recycling Programs Provide Sustainable

May 05, 2015· According to the Northeast Recycling Council NERC, it is estimated that 11 million tons of asphalt shingle scrap from tear-offs and manufacturing is produced annually in the U.S. Every ton of shingles that is recycled is the equivalent to saving one barrel of oil in the form of asphalt

How to Recycle Used Asphalt Shingles Renovations Roofing

Jul 19, 2017· Many types of asphalt shingles can be recycled. It takes asphalt 400 years to decompose in a landfill. If the asphalt can be reused, that’s far preferable. Thanks to their asphalt content, your shingles can be used in other products, like asphalt pavement for roads. Your roof could become a new 200 foot section of highway. The process involves grinding up shingles that get added

Overcoming the Barriers to Asphalt Shingle Recycling

tear-off shingle scrap have been barriers to development of this type of asphalt shingle scrap. In Minnesota, there is more demand for recycled manufacturer shingle scrap than available supply. Thus, there was a continued need to develop tear-off shingle recycling as addressed by this RMRC Project.

Asphalt Shingle Recycling Do’s and Don’ts Asphalt

May 05, 2017· Shingle recycling is the process of taking asphalt shingles from roof tear-offs and collecting them for reuse into another product, ensuring the material does not end up in a landfill. Roofing contractors should take care to understand the process and follow some “do’s and don’ts” to ensure that shingle recycling is an effective tool for improving their businesses.

How to Recycle Used Asphalt Shingles Renovations Roofing

Jul 19, 2017· Many types of asphalt shingles can be recycled. It takes asphalt 400 years to decompose in a landfill. If the asphalt can be reused, that’s far preferable. Thanks to their asphalt content, your shingles can be used in other products, like asphalt pavement for roads. Your roof could become a new 200 foot section of highway. The process involves grinding up shingles that get added to pavement.

Roofing the road – Using asphalt shingles as binder

Roofing the road – Using asphalt shingles as binder. Pace Construction is one of the primary HMA producers in Missouri using tear-off shingles. ECO Recycling is responsible for receiving the mixed roofing material, then sorting, grinding and screening it for use in Pace’s HMA plants.

Asphalt Shingle Recycling | Roofers Essex County NJ

Most reroofing projects require a tear off, and with a tear off comes many shingles and other roofing materials that have to be discarded. For years, Essex County roofers have been taking this debris to the local landfills, but more recently, asphalt recycling has become an option.

From Roof to Road Solid Waste & Recycling Solid Waste

Tear-off asphalt shingle roofing now has a new lease on life in Western Canada. Recycling asphalt shingles “RAS” into road base has over a decade-long history in the Eastern States and Canada. Although not a new process to Canada, it’s taken a little longer to “lift off” so to speak in...

ShingleRecycling.org | Dakota County

Tear-off shingles have been used in the demonstration projects only. There was discussion about how best to plan for and develop the future tear-off shingle recycling infrastructure in Minnesota. Wayne Gjerde, MPCA, stated that there is an estimated 6 million tons of tear-off shingles

Asphalt Shingle Scrap Recycling: A Bibliography of

Krivit, Dan, “Recycling Tear-Off Asphalt Shingles: Best Practices Guide,” October 2007. Prepared by Dan Krivit and Associates as part of a larger project funded by a grant from U.S. EPA Region 5 to the Construction Materials Recycling Association.

Recycled Asphalt for a Greener Infrastructure

Recently, the use of recycled asphalt shingles RAS in paving has gained significant momentum. RAS can be derived from tear-off shingles from re-roofing projects or from manufacturers’ scrap.

Roofing Shingle Scrap Material Description User

They are referred to as tear-off roofing shingles, and roofing shingle tabs, also called prompt roofing shingle scrap. Tear-off roofing shingles are generated during the demolition or replacement of existing roofs. Roofing shingle tabs are generated when new asphalt shingles are trimmed during production to the required physical dimensions.

ShingleRecycling.org | Sustainable Materials Management

Use of asbestos in asphalt shingles was phased out in the early 1980’s and testing of over 27,000 tear-off samples returned positive as an asbestos containing material in 1.5% of the samples. It is expected that asbestos will be even less prevalent in tear off asphalt shingles

Environmental Issues Associated With Asphalt Shingle

manufacture and post-consumer or tear-off) asphalt shingles. An extensive review found that the primary environmental concern linked to recycling asphalt shingles is the possible presence of asbestos.

Variability and characteristics of recycled asphalt

Two strategies may be employed in the processing of tear-off asphalt shingles CMRA, 2007. First, the tear-off shingles are separated by the roofing contractor before it gets transferred to the recycling plant. Second, mixed roofing materials are taken to the recycling facility, where non-shingle debris is

Shingle Recycling Market Update Rotochopper

Jun 17, 2010· Every shingle recycler—whether it’s a hot mix company owning a grinder and running a vertically-integrated recycling operation or a roll-off company sorting tear-offs from construction & demolition debris and selling RAS to a hot mix plant—has to ensure a steady, clean supply of shingles.

Recycled Asphalt Shingles WSU Extension

operations, tracked about 700 tons of asphalt shingles crossing the scales each year. The City of Port Angeles Department of Community and Economic Development estimates that for the average 1,814 square foot home re-roofed in Port Angeles, 4,450 lbs. nearly 2.5 tons of tear-off asphalt shingles

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