Recycling Resources

The Steel Recycling Institute provides up-to-date and relevant informational and technical resources for recycling, life cycle impact and the ultimate sustainability of steel, as well as all steel products, including containers, construction and automotive.

Buy Recycled  - Learn about the benefits and reasoning behind Steel's sustainability

LEED® Certification  - Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design and steel's role in their standards

Steel Links  - A comprehensive collection of other resources on steel recycling and related industries

Steel Recycling Rates  - Graphs of the most recent annual data

Recycling of Common Steel Products  - Appliances, automotive, construction and container markets

At a Glance

One ton of recycled steel saves 2,500 pounds of iron ore, 1,400 pounds of coal and 120 pounds of limestone.