On October 29-0, GAF will be sponsoring the annual Shingle Recycling Forum in Chicago. This event is hosted every two years by the Construction and Demolition Recycling Association, and is dedicated to advancing homeowners’ knowledge about asphalt shingle recycling.
As a GAF Master Elite™ roofing contractor, Edmunds General Contracting urges consumers to participate this event.
Why Recycle Shingles at All?
The United States alone generates more than 11 million tons of roofing related waste each year. Apart from the negative effect this huge amount of waste has to the environment, it is also a waste of valuable resources that could be put to good use.
Recycling roofing materials, in general, offers a range of economic and marketing benefits. Old asphalt shingles can be repurposed as roads or even new roofs. With asphalt shingles being the most common roofing material, the possibilities are really endless.
What Does This Mean for You?
Recycling your old roofing system is actually a pretty straightforward process and it is not as complicated as other people will tell you. We only make minor changes during our usual tear-off procedure, and the recycling fee is actually lower than the usual fee for disposals. Recycling your roofing will save you more money than complete tear-offs that end up in the landfill.
Our Professional Service
Recycling your asphalt roofing system is not just beneficial for the economy or to the environment, it can also help save you money on a costly roof tear-off and disposal project. The fall is a great season to undertake a roof replacement project, and when you work with us, you can count on our professional experience as a GAF Master Elite contractor to ensure a successful outcome.
As for your new roofing system, you’ll be able to take advantage of GAF’s range of high-performance roofing systems backed by the most robust roofing warranties in the industry. Give us a call at (877) 618-5955 for more information on our services. We offer complete roofing services throughout Andover and Lawrence.