Reinke Shakes uses aluminum coil stock that is 99 % or more recycled aluminum. Scraps are highly recyclable, as well as the entire roof, should itís use ever become discontinued. We recycle all drop-off material.
We use only MAZE nails. Maze nails are made from certified recycled steel, with part of the MAZE factoryís power coming from a hydroelectric plant. Maze recycles all waste metal and uses recycled materials in their packaging. Using Maze nails will earn points toward LEED for homes certification.
Bronze nails for Copper shingles are 35% or more recycled materials.
Using our Bronze nails will earn points toward LEED for homes certification.
The Reinke Shakes factory has always had a policy of recycling cardboard, soda cans, pallets, coil tubes, ink cartridges, waste oil and anything else they can reasonably recycle. In fact the factory, including M.b.R. machine shop, has so little waste that it only has 3 garbage toters and no dumpster!
Even the building we manufacture in is recycled. It was a lumber yard building in the 1960ís.
All Coil stock for Reinke Shakes purchased in the United States from United States factories who manufacture it in the United States.
MAZE nails are 100% American made. Maze are used on all aluminum shingles.
Literature for Reinke Shakes is printed in Nebraska.
Cardboard for shipping boxes is made in Nebraska and Kansas.
The plastic tubes that your drip edge will be shipped in, is made in Hastings Nebraska.
Our web site work is done in Nebraska, USA.