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Tips for recycling and reusing asphalt shingles

Tips for recycling and reusing asphalt shingles11 million tons of asphalt shingles enter U.S. landfills each year, according to the EPA

In fact, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (E.P.A.), more than 11 million tons of asphalt shingles enter U.S. landfills each year. Shingles account for an estimated 3%-5% of landfill space and they are non-degradable, meaning they stay there forever. Asphalt shingles are also 25% oil by weight, so think of how much oil you could save by reusing or recycling your asphalt shingles?

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