From Your Curb to Your Roof: Recycled Materials for North Carolina Homes

In recent years, most people have become more aware of and careful about separating the recyclable materials out of their trash. We all keep our special bin for materials like aluminum, paper, steel, and plastic and we haul that bin out to the curb once a week.

But what happens to those materials after we take them to the curb?

Aluminum and steel are two of the world’s most widely recycled materials. Today’s Metal Roofing Systems give homeowners a choice that allows them to close the recycling loop by purchasing a roof that is as much as 95% recycled in content.

When you think about it, there really are few major purchases we can make which have such incredibly high recycled content. This makes metal roofing a great way for homeowners to promote recycling and make it all be truly environmentally friendly.

The Aluminum Association, in 2009,  released some incredible updated statistics on the state of aluminum recycling. Included in this data is that the aluminum beverage can recycle rate now exceeds 57% in the United States. For more information on the report, click below:

http://www.aluminum.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=20101&template=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=30442

The aluminum roofs manufactured by Classic Metal Roofing Systems contains as much as 99% of recycled materials, the majority of which is f post-consumer. You DO have an environmentally friendly, sustainable roofing choice for your North Carolina home.  , your local Classic Metal Roofing Systems Dealer, for more information on the eco-benefits of metal roofing.