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Aul Steel is committed to protecting the enviroment
and giving you a place to recycle all of your steel goods.
We believe you can make a difference.

We take pride in our recycling facilities!

 

 

 

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Facts About Steel Recycling:

  • Each year, North America recycles more steel than aluminum, glass, paper and plastic combined.

  • The steel industry has been recycling for over 150 years.

  • The steel industry’s largest source of raw material is scrap metal, which is commonly collected by recycling steel.

  • Recycling steel saves 75% of the energy that would be used to create steel from raw materials, enough to power 18 million homes.

  • Over 65 percent of the steel produced in the U.S. is recycled into new steel every year.

  • A ton of recycled steel saves 2500 pounds of iron ore, 1400 pounds of coal and 120 pounds of limestone, since they are the raw materials for making new steel.

  • A steel frame for a 2,000 square-foot two-story house is equivalent to the material of about six recycled cars; a comparable wooden frame would take over 40 trees to produce.

  • A typical household appliance (also known as a “white good”) is produced using approximately 65 percent steel.

  • Steel cans contain at least 25 percent recycled steel, with many nearly 100 percent recycled content.

  • Americans use 100 million steel cans every day.

  • Every day, Americans use enough steel and tin cans to make a steel pipe running from Los Angeles to New York and back.

  • 37 billion steel cans weighing 2,654,892 tons were used in the U.S.

  • 97% of all steel cans are used for food.

  • The average American uses 142 steel cans per year.

  • Americans throw away enough iron and steel to continuously supply the nation's automakers.

  • Steel food and beverage cans are recycled into a variety of products including new cans, bicycle frames, and even new cars.