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STEEL CONTRIBUTES 3-4% TO CLIMATE CHANGE

AVERAGE UK HOUSEHOLD USES
500 FOOD CANS
PER YEAR

15%OF THE EU’S STEEL IS IMPORTED FROM DIRTIER FURNACES

THE UK RECYCLES
30%
OF ALL STEEL PACKAGING
BUT UK CANS HAVE
Only 15%
RECYCLED CONTENT
SO RECYCLING SAVES
Only 15%
OF CO2 COMPARED TO MAKING VIRGIN STEEL
REUSING 40 TIMES SAVES
Over 95%
OF CO2 COMPARED TO MAKING VIRGIN STEEL

Climate Change & eCO2 Facts & Figures

  • The global CO2 emissions were 36.1 billion tons in 2013, reaching the highest in history (Springer Report)

Global levels by country

  • 10 billion tons in China
  • 5.2 billion tons in the USA
  • 3.5 billion tons in the 28 members of the European Unions
  • 2.4 billion tons in India
  • Source (Springer Report)

 

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