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Question: Are Asphalt Shingles Considered Hazardous Waste?
Top Answer (56% of 71 votes): No.

Answer: No
Explanation: Asphalt shingles are not considered hazardous waste and can be disposed of in a normal manner.
Shedhorn Inspection Services, LLC
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
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes they contain petroleum products
North State Inspections
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.
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: We do haul off shingles, but since there are weight limitations, we offer that service for smaller jobs.
Payless Junk Removal
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
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: Generally asphalt shingles are not considered hazardous materials. However, California seems to be on the leading edge of trying to encourage recycling of this material to save landfill space and "save the environment" .
Certified Real Estate Inspectors
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Old one may contain asbestos
Micro Dumpster
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Tara@lexiumintl.com oil in them
HAMMER & SONS CONSTRUCTION
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Do not bury asphalt shingles. Shingles contain hydrocarbons which are carcinogenic
A Balance Home Inspection
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
A & H PROPERTIES
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: Asphalt shingles are not consider hazardous yet. California is encouraging recycling and is usually on the leading edge of material regulations.
Corley Home Inspections, 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.
Todd's Roofing & Siding
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