How Asphalt Shingle Roof Waste Became a Problem and How to Fix It
- Asphalt shingles can be recycled by mixing soil aggregates into pavements for roads.
- But there isn’t enough demand to keep all the waste, so most still ends up in landfills
- A roofing company has found a way to turn old shingles into new ones, but it will take time to grow
Millions of tons of shingles come off roofs and end up in landfills every year. A company says it has figured out how to turn used shingles back into new ones.