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Question: Are Asphalt Shingles Considered Hazardous Waste?
Top Answer (53% of 63 votes): No.

Answer: No
Explanation: Not yet. Recycling is always encouraged. Most municipalities have recycling sites.
Superior Inspection Services
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Although some tars do contain asbestos, most collection points have separate bins for shingle disposal
Kingcarz Services
Answer: No
Explanation: Not unless they contain asbestos.
Answer: Yes
Explanation: it is made from petroleum products
Huskey Home Inspection, LLC
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I have never been exposed in way other than inspecting them.
Contractors Corp.
Answer: No
Explanation: They are not toxic and can be used in the construction of roads and other recycled applications.
Look First Homes, LLC
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Don't know
Junk Hauled Today
Answer: No
Explanation: They are not. However, we try to recycle as many of our waste shingles as possible. It depends on which area we are working in and who is excepting them
Cape Fear Exteriors
Answer: No
Explanation: Not yet. Recycling is always encouraged. Most municipalities have recycling sites.
House and Home Inspection Services
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Old one may contain asbestos
Micro Dumpster
Answer: Yes
Explanation: oil in them
Answer: No
Explanation: Some shingles have asbestos in it. Therefore handling and disposal is very important.
Your Home Property Consultants
Answer: No
Explanation: Not in NH, in fact, we are currently using ground up asphalt shingles for highway and road underlayments.
NH Roof Consulting & Inspection
Answer: Yes
Explanation: some are depending on when they where made and if they have abestose in them
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Only if asbestos material is in the shingles?
OnSite Home Inspection, LLC
Answer: No
Explanation: Asphalt shingles can be recycled and are able to be taken to a regular dump site
American roofing &remodeling
Answer: No
Explanation: they go to the same land field as everything do to construction does.
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