Thursday, 22 February 2018

2017 Forum Summary

The 8th Shingle Recycling Forum, the biennial event that brings together all stakeholders in the asphalt shingle recycling industry, will take place October 18-19, 2017 at the Westin Cincinnati Hotel. Besides the always excellent presentations from industry experts, tours of a top-notch shingle recycling facility (C&D Recycling) and hot mix plant using the RAS. Attendees included state DOT officials, recyclers, asphalt plant operators, and road pavers. The event was organized by the Construction & Demolition Recycling Association, which also operates

Other sponsors included the Federal Highway Administration, Ohio EPA, Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association, GAF, Asphalt Shingle Grinding Service, Rotochopper, and the National Asphalt Pavement Association.


8th Asphalt Shingle Recycling Forum Program

Wednesday, OCTOBER 18th, 2017 

7:30a to 11:30a • Tour C&D Recycling—Shingle Recycling Facility 


9:00a • Exhibit Hall opens


11:00p-12:00p  Lunch in exhibit hall

Noon-2:00p • Opening Plenary Session 

Moderator: Dave Stanczak, CDRA Shingle Committee Chair


Welcoming Remarks—Craig Butler, Director, Ohio EPA


FHWA Update—Division Administrator


State DOT Host Update—Eric Biehl, Ohio DOT


State of Shingle Recycling Use in Pavements—Mike Worden, OldCastle



2:00p – 3:00p • Networking break with Exhibitors



3:00p – 5:00p  How to work with your DOT to use shingles in the highway environment

Moderater: Jason Dietz, FHWA

Invited state DOTs



5:00p-7:00p  Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall



Thursday Oct. 19th, 2017


7:00a-8:00a  Continental Breakfast in Exhibit hall


8:00a-10:00a  Track 1

RAS Mix Design Update

Moderator: Dave Stanczak, Southwind

Jay Behnke, State Testing

William Buttlar, Phd, University of Missouri



8:00a-10:00a • Track 2

Shingle Recycling 101

Moderator: Lee Gallivan, Gallivan Consulting

Adam Schweitzer, C&D Recycling

Dan Crago, Valley Asphalt


Educating the roofer—Andy Near, Empire Contracting



10:00a-10:30a  Networking Break with Exhibitors



10:30a-12:30a  Track 1

New Standards for RAS use: AASHTO, ASTM

Moderator, Richard Willis, NAPA,

Lee Gallivan, Gallivan Consulting

Richard Willis, NAPA

Jennifer Turner, NCAT


Track 2

Alternative Uses for Recycled Shingles

Moderator, Martin Grohman, GAF


RAS back in shingles - Dan Horton, ASR, Inc.


RAS as fuel-Gilles- Bernardin, Valorization Bernardin Inc.


The 8th Asphalt Shingle Recycling Forum is sponsored by:





Last Updated: ( Monday, 30 October 2017 )