Asphalt includes aggregate concrete and road material. Asphalt is a petroleum based product that is mixed with crushed stone, sand or gravel to make a compound suitable for streets and roads. Asphalt road surfaces, however, can be recycled onsite, through a heating and relayering process or through transportation to another road site. Asphalt road material is banned from disposal at the Hartland Landfill.
Consider use of asphalt alternatives if paving your driveway or a parking lot. Permeable pavement, such as paving stones, brick, gravel or stone, decreases storm water runoff, helps keep trees and plants well hydrated and prevents contamination of ground and surface water with surface contaminants such as oil.
Used asphalt can be recycled into roads, streets, driveways and other products needing hot mix asphalt. See the recycling facilities listing below.
Recycling facilities are listed below.