TITLE

Recycling: Defining "Green" Steel

AUTHOR(S)
Crawford, Gregory L.
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Metal Center News;Apr2010, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the recycling of steel which helps define it as green. It is considered that the physical recycling of steel can be a dramatic event as it undergoes operations like auto-shredding, cutting and shearing of wide-flange beams. Steel serves as the most recycled material as it directly conserves energy and other valuable natural resources. Steel's embodied energy is recaptured and amortized over future generations of new steel through recycling.
ACCESSION #
50135968

 

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