02 Jun '12, 8pm

Fact: 200 feet of a 2-lane highway can be paved by the asphalt from the shingles from an average home

Fact: 200 feet of a 2-lane highway can be paved by the asphalt from the shingles from an average home

Asphalt shingles are a common roofing material, and can be recycled thanks to their asphalt content. Shingles can be diverted from the waste stream and transformed into asphalt pavement for our streets and highways.

Full article: http://earth911.com/recycling/construction/shingles/

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