Is EPDM Good for the Environment?

Many property owners invest in new roofing materials with an eye on environmentally friendly products. Both builders and property owners see the value in choosing products that are less damaging to the environment as long as those products still meet their needs. Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer, or EPDM, is one such product. Why EPDM Is Making Its…

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Horch recycles 5.5 million pounds of roof waste to date

Earth Day (April 22) always raises everyone’s environmental awareness for a brief moment, but landfills continue to rise throughout the rest of the year. The state of Maine alone creates more than 100,000 tons of re-roofing waste annually. When Horch Roofing calculated that they were contributing 500 tons to that pile every year, they made a drastic…

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Roof Recycling Programs Spread Across the Nation

It simply does not make sense to throw out used, old roofing materials anymore. Landfill space is getting much more difficult to find and the cost that goes along with dumping waste from roofing jobs is increasing steadily. The majority of metal panels and shingles removed from old roofs can be recycled rather than dumped.…

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4.5 Million Things Horch Roofing Loves About Earth Day

For many people, Earth Day is about respecting the planet, planting trees, cutting down on waste, and reducing pollution.  At Horch Roofing, Earth Day is celebrated not only on April 22, but every day of the year. When Peter Horch started his roofing company, he would drive down into the landfill at the Camden dump…

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