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[GreenYes] recycled content roofing
Hello,

I'm getting ready to reroof my "new" house and wondered if anyone has any suggestions for recycled-content roofing material?  The house is in San Diego.  I have heard that most if not all asphalt shingles now have recycled-content.  Is this true?  The Home Depot here carries GAF brand shingles but when I called GAF the woman who answered ASSURED me that their products does not contain recycled-content (not sure she knew what she was talking about).

Also, I've seen on the CIWMB web page a list of other recycled-content roofing materials.  No comparison data, however, or information on safety, lifespan, ease of installation, etc.  Has anyone heard anything about the plastic roofing material that looks like shakes?  By Re-New Wood, Inc in OK?  Ease of installation of these or metal roofing material?

Any help/advice would be greatly appreciated!  Unfortunately, due to insurance issues, I'll need to purchase the material in the next few days!

Jennifer Ott, Recycling Specialist
City of San Diego
858-573-1285
jott@sandiego.gov


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