How do you dispose of old asphalt?
Also to know is, where can I dispose of old asphalt?
Concrete and asphalt can be dumped safely at the following locations:
- Your local landfill or transfer station.
- C&D recycling centers.
- Building supply companies that sell recycled materials.
Likewise, can old asphalt be reused? Yes. In fact, asphalt remains the most recycled product in North America. According to the National Asphalt Pavement Association and an important note for construction professionals: “since most reclaimed asphalt is reused or recycled, asphalt pavement is recycled more than any other material and its use is growing.”
Considering this, what is done with old asphalt?
Old asphalt is usually sorted and processed, so it can be used for other paving jobs. Asphalt that has been reclaimed from an old project can be converted into an aggregate mixture that is used to create new asphalt. Formerly, recycled asphalt was used to create temporary streets where landfills were located.
Can blacktop be recycled?
Asphalt pavements are America's most recycled product. Reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) can be recycled into pavement that performs as well as, or even better than, pavements made of all-virgin materials. And the same material can be recycled again and again; it never loses its value.