INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT RECYCLING

  • By using ferrous scrap rather than virgin materials in the production of iron and steel, CO2 emissions are reduced by 58%.

  • Energy saved using aluminum scrap vs. virgin materials is up to 92%

  • Recycling steel requires 56% less energy than producing steel from iron ore.

  • The U.S. annually recycles enough copper to provide copper content for nearly 25,000 Statues of Liberty.

  •  A used aluminum can is recycled and back on the grocery shelf in as little as 60 days.

  •  Steel is the most recycled material in the world.

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