6th October 2019


How many squares of shingles will fit in a dumpster?

3 shingle bundles equal 1 roofing square which covers approximately 100 square feet. If you have 2 layers of asphalt shingles on your roof you have a total of 20 square. Be aware – if you are removing cedar shakes you will need a bigger dumpster.

Herein, can you burn shingles?

Explanation: It is highly recommended not to burn the asphalt shingles because some of them contain asbestos and is highly toxic. However, if the fire starts inside the house and reaches the roof from the inside, then the shingles may burn along with the roof decking.

Can you recycle asphalt shingles?

Asphalt shingles are a common roofing material, and can be recycled thanks to their asphalt content. Shingles can be diverted from the waste stream and transformed into asphalt pavement for our streets and highways.

How many tons are in a square of shingles?

3-tab shingles weigh up to 250 lbs per square
Roofing Squares (3-Tabs)Shingle Debris WeightIdeal Dumpster Size
101.25 tons10 yard
202.5 tons10 yard
303.75 tons15 yard
405 tons20 yard
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