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Top 10 Things to Recycle at Your Construction Site


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Asphalt

Each year, thousands of miles of roadway are resurfaced or replaced. Builders not only use asphalt to build roads in residential neighborhoods, but also in highways, airport runways and parking lots. The Federal Highway Administration estimates that construction crews remove 90 million tons of asphalt each year from American roads. Out of that number, a whopping 90 percent is recycled and reused in repaving and reconstruction projects [source: Brown].


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