Market Overview

Keeping asphalt shingles from becoming waste materials and reducing the use of virgin materials contributes to a reduction in overall energy consumption in the asphalt shingle manufacturing process.

C$2.2bn

Market size for asphalt shingles in the united states

600M

tons (annual) of construction & demolition debris

5M

HOMES IN THE US ARE RE-ROOFED EACH YEAR (3-5 TONS PER HOME)

$89

per ton in tipping fees (washington state)

$55

per ton in tipping fees (us NATIONAL AVERAGE)

25.5%

increase in tipping fees since jan 2016 (usa pacific region)

Case Study: Vancouver, BC

Vancouver’s “Greenest City: 2020 Action Plan” mandates a reduction of solid waste going to landfills and incinerators by 50% between 2008 and 2020. It also calls for a limited amount of space devoted to landfill sites.

Banned materials include:
• Soil and wood treated with creosote
• Drywall, concrete, metal, corrugated cardboard, and tires
• Hazardous or banned waste
• Buckets, drums, and other containers for liquids

480k

single-family dwellings or row house units within Metro Vancouver

67%

of 480,000 single family dwellings or row house units use asphalt shingles

7%

of roofs replaced every year within Metro Vancouver

112k

tons of waste asphalt shingles from Metro Vancouver homes

Providing the construction industry with clean, sustainable processing solutions.