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.
A presentation by Nilesh Surti, PE, NCDOT State Pavement Construction Engineer is linked here:
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:
Carolina Asphalt Pavement Association
Ellis Powell, Director of Technical & Regulatory Services
NC Department of Transportation (NC DOT)
Todd W. Whittington, PE, CPM, State Asphalt Design Engineer,
Last Updated: ( Tuesday, 19 August 2014 )
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