Iron and Steel Scrap
Iron and steel scrap, or ferrous scrap, comes many consumer products like automobiles and household appliances to industrial structures and equipment such as buildings, railroads, trains, bridges, ships, and farming equipment.
Ferrous scrap is the most recycled material in the world. The U.S. Geological Survey estimates that 65 million metric tons (143 BILLION pounds!) of iron and steel scrap was processed around the world in 2016.
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