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Is Steel A Recyclable Building Material?

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Yes! Not only is steel recyclable–it is the most recycled material on earth!

Steel is truly an eco-friendly building material. No matter how many times you recycle old steel, you can still use it in new building projects without worrying that it has lost any of its integrity. Contrast this with wood. Lumber normally ends up being burned or tossed in a landfill at then end of its life. Even when you compare steel to concrete, steel wins in the green department. Recycled concrete is only good for roadbed, not for new buildings.

If you care about the planet, you should know that steel is the most environmentally-conscious choice!