When roofing your house, consider using a metal roof. Available in a variety of colors and styles, metal roofing is made of recycled materials and can be recycled itself, saving space in landfills. A metal roof lasts four to five times longer than asphalt and it performs better in fire, snow loads, hail and high winds.
For more on metal roofing, consider:
Metal Roofs 101
Metal Roofs on the Rise
Debunking 5 Metal Roof Myths