03 Oct '11, 1pm

Recycling Mystery: Shingles

Recycling Mystery: Shingles

Editor’s Note: Earth911 and Owens Corning Roofing are teaming up to make sure you know about the big impact that shingle recycling can make – and of course, there are prizes in store up to a 30 percent discount ($1,000 value) off Owens Corning shingles for a residential roof installation! Read the article below to find out how you can join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter to win. Photo: Flickr/DolfinDans Find your local recycling solution for shingles When it comes to recycling at home, you might immediately think about your plastic bottles and glass jars, but what about your roof shingles? Each year there are about 10 million tons of shingles torn off roofs in the U.S., and all of it can be recycled. Some of the material is secondarily used in asphalt to pave roads. In fact, one normal-sized roof recycled into road mix makes about 200 feet of a two-lane highway. “...

Full article: http://earth911.com/news/2011/10/03/owens-corning-shingle...

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Recycling coffee cups

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singaporedailyphoto.com 02 Oct '11, 11am

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Living on Earth: Cool Fix: Recycling the Ocean's Plastic

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loe.org 08 Oct '11, 1pm

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Did you see? #California just adopted a 75% recycling goal

Did you see? #California just adopted a 75% rec...

earth911.com 07 Oct '11, 7pm

California’s governor signed legislation this week that adopts a statewide recycling goal of 75 percent and requires recyc...