Copper recycling from new scrap in the U.S. 2005-2016

U.S. volume of copper recycled from new scrap between 2005 and 2016 (in 1,000 metric tons)*

by T. Wang, last edited Nov 15, 2018
Copper recycling from new scrap in the U.S. 2005-2016 This statistic shows the volume of copper recycled from new scrap in the United States between 2005 and 2016. In 2016, around 690,000 metric tons of copper were recycled from new scrap in the U.S. Figures refer to scrap that results from the manufacturing process, including metal and alloy production. New scrap of copper excludes home scrap, which is scrap generated and recycled in the metal producing plant.
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U.S. volume of copper recycled from new scrap between 2005 and 2016 (in 1,000 metric tons)*

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