April 28, 2022
Although the word “scrap” carries a pejorative charge, its use results in a steel of strong quality and valued in the market.
by combining iron ore and coal or by recycling steel scrap
It is estimated that approximately 30% of the steel produced in Brazil comes from recycling
Steel is one of the few materials that can be infinitely recyclable without any loss of quality, according to industry experts.
Although the word “scrap” may suggest something pejorative, the steel from this recycling has a high added value,
According to Açovisa's marketing manager, Giovani Marques da Costa. “Scrap is highly valued and coveted as a raw material”
Figures from the International Iron and Steel Institute indicate that 630 million tons of the product are recycled annually.
And Brazil has presented itself as one of the global leaders in recycling. Swipe up and learn more: