Can shingles be recycled? When shingles are torn off of an existing roof system, they can be taken to a recycling center. This prevents the waste from being sent to a landfill. Homeowners and building owners should talk to their roofing contractor about shingle recycling practices to ensure that old shingles are recycled.
Where can I dispose of roofing shingles near me? Visit ShingleRecycling.org to find a shingle recycling service near you. Depending on the service, you may need to drop off your shingles at their facility, or the recycler may bring you a container to collect the shingles.
How are asphalt roof shingles recycled? The asphalt shingle recycling process usually involves the repurposing of shingles into an additive for hot-mix asphalt (HMA) or cold patch to fill cracks and potholes in roads.
What can I do with unused roof shingles?
- Use them on the front walkway. Place a row of asphalt shingles on your front pathway.
- Use them as a garden path.
- Use them as interior décor.
- Use them for smaller projects.