Steel recycling and energy conservation

Bruce Hannon, James R. Brodrick

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Abstract

The potential for energy conservation through increased use of steel scrap by the U.S. steel industry is examined. It is concluded that increased use of scrap would reduce energy use, but it is not economical, due mainly to volatile scrap prices. Other energy-saving technologies exist, but it is likely that energy will be conserved through reduced use of steel as rising energy costs are passed through to consumers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)485-491
Number of pages7
JournalScience
Volume216
Issue number4545
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982

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