If you want to go with eco-friendly roofing, consider its recycled material content, how long it will last, and whether it can be reused.
ILLUSTRATION: KEITH WARD
Although this may look like a rustic shake roof, the shingles are made of 100 percent recycled material.
When this standing-seam metal roof is no longer in service (after about 50 years!), the metal can be recycled.
Slate roofs can last hundreds of years with proper maintenance.
GAF MATERIALS CORPORATION
The “barrel profile” is a classic style of clay tiles.
LUDOWICI ROOF TILE
Even though it’s not white, this is a “cool roof” designed to reflect heat.
TAMKO BUILDING PRODUCTS