Shingles (Asphalt)

Alternative ways to recycle
Take to Landfill

Asphalt can be dropped off at the Western Regional Sanitary Landfill for a disposal fee.

Inert Materials:
$16.00 per ton
Applies to separated loads of uncontaminated dirt, rock, asphalt and concrete if free from re-bar or mesh and broken into pieces less than 2′ x 2′ x 4″.

Construction and Demolition Waste:
$47.00 per ton

Otherwise, asphalt shingles can be brought to these recyclers: 

Sustainable Pavement Technologies – Sacramento Facility
4291 Bradshaw Road, Sacramento, CA 95827
Map & Directions
(916) 533-8013

Florin Perkins Public Disposal Site
4201 Florin Perkins Road, Sacramento, CA 95826
Map & Directions
(916) 443-5120 or (916) 238-5878

Find a Shingle Recycler

Asphalt shingles are easily recycled, and new facilities are opening up to meet this growing demand. Locate the nearest shingles recycling facility.


Do Not Remove Nails

Shingles recyclers accept roofs with nails in them, so do not remove the nails. The recycling operators use a powerful magnet to separate nails from the asphalt.

Alternative Ways to Recycle

Ask Your Contractor If They Recycle

Before hiring a contractor to work on your roof, see if they have services in place to recycle the asphalt shingles for you.

Did You Know?

You’re Driving on Recycled Shingles

Roof shingles are easy to recycle into asphalt roads because they’re made without materials that would comprise their recyclability.