How Recycling Asphalt Shingles Helps Protect the Environment

Each year, over 11 million tons of asphalt shingles are discarded in landfills around the country. This is a staggering amount of waste considering that asphalt shingles take approximately 300 years to break down. Fortunately, there is an alternative: asphalt shingles can be recycled and reused for road construction and fuel.