Do you have large amounts of virgin or used concrete waste or asphalt rubble that need to be recycled for reuse? Mobile recycling with Portable Crushing Services could be your answer, if your job site is in Colorado. Learn why onsite crushing could be the answer to saving you time and money.
You may not know it, but when customers bring their used aggregates to our yard in Golden, Colorado for dumping, we take that material and put it through a recycling process that allows for reuse of the material in construction, landscaping, and road projects/applications. We only recycle the used concrete and asphalt rubble brought in by our customers, so our recycling process is only possible because of the people who choose to reduce landfill waste & support the environment through…
Welcome to Colorado Aggregate Recycling’s blog page! Today we’re focusing on why we consider ourselves to be Colorado’s go-to experts in recycled aggregates. First, Colorado Aggregate Recycling is a recycled aggregates supplier, located in Golden, Colorado. In a nutshell, we provide recycled concrete & asphalt materials (that we recycle ourselves) for purchase.
Should You be Landscaping With Recycled Concrete? It’s no secret that recycled concrete is often utilized in large construction jobs, including roads and bridges, but what about projects closer to home? You may not have considered recycled aggregates in the past, but these materials can be repurposed and used in projects all around your home and garden.
The Facts of Aggregates First, let’s get some of the basic facts out of the way. Aggregates are composed of rock fragments used in their natural state or after mechanical processing…like washing or crushing. Virgin aggregates are comprised of sand and gravel, and crushed stone. Recycled aggregates consist mainly of crushed concrete and crushed asphalt pavement. According to the USGS, construction aggregates make up more than 80 percent of the total aggregates market, and are used mainly for road base,…