Close The Recycling Loop With A Classic Aluminum Roof

October 23, 2010 | Filed under: Miscellanous Articles,Uncategorized

In recent years, most people have become more aware of and careful about separating the recycling 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 is one of the world’s most widely recycled materials. At Classic Metal Roofing Systems, we give homeowners a choice that allows them to close the recycling loop by purchasing a roof that is 95% (or more) recycled aluminum 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 aluminum roofing a great way for homeowners to promote recycling and make it all be truly environmentally friendly.

The Aluminum Association recently released some incredible updated statistics on the state of aluminum recycling. Included in this data is that the aluminum can recycling rate now exceeds 57% in the United States.