Three Ways Shingles Can Be Recycled

Put Your Used Shingles To Good Use!

When it comes to having your roof replaced, you know there is a large amount of waste involved. Asphalt roofing shingles can remain in landfills for up to 400 years, and more and more are thrown away each year. Today we will discuss 3 ways asphalt shingles can be recycled, and kept out of landfills.

Weed Blockers

for those of you who like to keep a neat garden, did you know that used shingles make excellent weed blockers? Bury them around your plants to keep pesky roots and critters away from them, or even use several shingles to create edging for the garden!

Garden Paths

Used asphalt shingles are also good for creating paths, in lieu of gravel, cement, or stone. Not only will this help you save money, it will also help you put those non-biodegradable shingles to good use! Simply prepare the path as you would for gravel, and lay down the shingles instead!

Road Work

when sent to a proper recycling facility, asphalt shingles can be used in pavement mixture. By donating your used shingles, you can save your city money on asphalt, which can turn into taxpayer savings later on, as well as fewer potholes in your city.


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