The NC Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources has devoted a page of their website to the topic of asphalt shingle recycling; the page is linked here.
In addition, the Carolina Asphalt Pavement Association (CAPA), NC DENR Division of Waste Managment, NC DENR Division of Air Quality, and NC Department of Transportation have developed a "Best Practices" guide for recycling asphalt shingles in North Carolina. The guide is available here: Best Practices Guide for Post-Consumer Reclaimed Asphalt Shingles in Asphalt Pavement
Contact the state or recycling operators for more information. Additional technical reports are also referenced below.
North Carolina Shingle Recyclers
North Carolina Standard Specification 2012
North Carolina Recycling Markets Directory for Asphalt Shingle Haulers & Recyclers
A presentation by Nilesh Surti, PE, NCDOT State Pavement Construction Engineer is linked here:
Post-Consumer Reclaimed Asphalt Shingles (PRAS) Specification & Mix Design Information
Nelms, John, "Asphalt Shingles Reused in Road Pavement." Recycling Works, North Carolina Recycling Business Assistance Center, Vol. 2, No. 2, April 1996.
Ross, Jr., Ben B., "An Evaluation of the Use of Hot Mix Asphalt Pavements Containing Roofing Shingle Material in North Carolina." Prepared for the North Carolina Department of Environment, Health and Natural Resources, 1997.
North Carolina State Contacts
Department of Environment & Natural Resources:
Ed Mussler (BUD), Branch Supervisor
Permitting Branch, Solid Waste Section
Division of Waste Management
NC Dept. of Environment & Natural Resources
217 W Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Mailing address: 1646 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1646
Environmental Protection Agency Region 4:
Environmental Protection Agency
Atlanta Federal Center
61 Forsyth Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30303-3104
Toll free: 800.241.1754
Carolina Asphalt Pavement Association
Ellis Powell, Director of Technical & Regulatory Services
1101 Haynes Street, Suite 209
Raleigh, NC 27604
NC Department of Transportation (NC DOT)
Todd W. Whittington, PE, CPM, State Asphalt Design Engineer,
NC DOT Materials & Tests Unit
1801 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
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