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More fun facts about steel recycling

August 4, 2011

1. Steel parts are more dent resistant and are up to 30% stronger than they were a decade ago.

2. $10 billion has been invested to create a New Steel that is better for the environment.

3. The amount of energy needed to produce a ton of steel has been reduced by 34% since 1972.

4. The North American steel industry has achieved a 90% reduction in the discharge of air and water emissions versus 10 years ago.

5. The safety buckles in your cars seat belts are made of steel.

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