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Storm-damaged shingles find new life

Torn off roofs, can be part of asphalt roads

7:04 AM, Oct. 21, 2013
Mountains of shingles being collected from hail ro...
Mountains of shingles being collected from hail ro...: The Manitowoc County shingle recycling site is collecting shingles that will be turned into asphalt.
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From over homeowners' heads to parts of roads under their cars, shingles off damaged roofs following the early summer hailstorm are finding new recycled life.

"This helps out the asphalt companies reducing their costs ... helps out landfill sites, saving lots of space ... is cheaper for those having their roofs done," said Jeff Beyer, Manitowoc County public works director, standing in the Highway Department's quarry pit with a mini-mountain of scrap shingles a few yards away.

"This is reusing a product - a complete circle - which is what you're trying to accomplish in the recycling field," ...

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