Steel and aluminum make up everyday products that we all use.
Steel is the most recycled material in North America and it can be infinitely recycled and turned into new steel products.
Aluminum cans are the most recycled consumer product in the U.S. today.
- Circuit boards
- Stainless Steel
Recycling steel and tin cans saves 74 percent of the energy necessary to produce them.
Most new aluminum cans are made from 50 percent recycled aluminum.
Enough energy is saved by recycling one aluminum can to run a TV set for three hours.
A steel mill which uses recycled scrap, reduces related water pollution, air pollution and mining wastes by at least 70 percent.
Recycled aluminum is made into pie pans, new cans, house siding, small appliances, and lawn furniture.