GAF, one of North America’s largest roofing manufacturers, now has more than 300 professional roofing contractors who have qualified as members of the Certified Green Roofer program. Launched in 2010 and developed with partners like the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Construction Materials Recycling Association (CMRA), the Certified Green Roofer program has paid more than $60,000 in incentive dollars to contractors for recycling.
Certified Green Roofers must pass a written test and complete a sustainability assessment before being admitted to the program. As a condition of membership, they commit to recycling shingles if they live in a state where recycling is available, and to joining their local chapter of the USGBC.
To help contractors find local recyclers, GAF sponsors the CM