Infographic: Recycling Shingles

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Ever wondered what becomes of shingles when they’re no longer serving their purpose on rooftops? Many are used in asphalt to pave roads — which is a much better alternative than being sent to a landfill.

Learn more about how the process works and what you can do to make sure your shingles are recycled in this infographic from Hometown Roofing Contractors:

Photo: Hometown Roofing Contractors

Photo: Hometown Roofing Contractors

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Haley Shapley

Haley Shapley is based in Seattle, where recycling is just as cool as Macklemore, walking in the rain without an umbrella, and eating locally sourced food. She writes for a wide range of national and regional publications, covering everything from sustainability and health to travel and retail.

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