Steel Markets


Steel Recycling Institute encourages the responsible disposal of all steel, and steel-related, products. The sustainability and continued life cycle of steel depends on a continual influx of material from all markets. If you would like to learn more about steel recycling in specific markets, please explore the following links:

Appliances  | Automotive | Containers | Construction

At A Glance

Steel recycling is a continuous process because steel does not lose durability or quality through the steel recycling process. While other materials need to be "downcycled," steel scrap is simply mixed with other steelmaking materials making new, quality steel products in a less expensive, more sustainable process.