28 Oct '11, 8pm

New Locator Aims to Simplify Asphalt Shingle Recycling: New feature to website makes shingle-recycling yards eas...

now includes a zip code locator. Maintained by the Construction Materials Recycling Association and sponsored by GAF, ShingleRecycling.org has recently updated all of the listings on its site to include contact information and hours of operation. Listees are also able to provide appropriate recycling documentation for the LEED Green Building Rating System. “Our goal is to build awareness of asphalt shingle recycling and make it as easy as possible for both contractors and homeowners to be able to recycle postconsumer shingles,” said Martin Grohman, director of sustainability at GAF. “Making shingle-recycling yards easier to find is an extremely important part of that goal; shingles are simply too valuable to throw away.” The addition of a small percentage of recycled asphalt shingles is widely considered to improve the properties of asphalt pavement. To learn more about GA...

Full article: http://www.edcmag.com/articles/new-locator-aims-to-simpli...

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New York, Recycling Reprobate, Aims to Do Better

green.blogs.nytimes.com 24 Oct '11, 2pm

Ruth Fremson/The New York Times Most takeout food sold around Bryant Park comes in non-recyclable containers. As I reporte...

Green Blog: New York, Recycling Reprobate, Aims...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 24 Oct '11, 2pm

Ruth Fremson/The New York Times Most takeout food sold around Bryant Park comes in non-recyclable containers. As I reporte...

Recycle responsibly, don't dump trash into recycling bins

Recycle responsibly, don't dump trash into recy...

straitstimes.com 29 Oct '11, 2am

The mayor for the north-west district on Saturday urged his residents to recycle responsibly, by sorting items into the ar...