Recycled metals - percentage in the U.S. 2016

This statistic represents the percentage of recycled metals in the United States in 2016, with a breakdown by metal. In that year, the recycling rate of iron and steel stood at approximately 52 percent.

Recycling rates of selected metals in the U.S. in 2016, by metal

Recycling rate
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Source

Release date

October 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2016

Supplementary notes

Aluminum: Quantity of aluminum is the calculated metallic recovery from purchased new and old aluminum-base scrap, estimated for full industry coverage. Series revised by removing imported scrap to avoid double counting. Copper: Includes copper recovered from unalloyed and alloyed copper-base scrap, as refined copper or in alloy forms, as well as copper recovered from aluminum-, nickel-, and zinc-base scrap. Monetary value based on annual average refined copper prices. Iron and steel: Recycled scrap reported from consuming manufacturers. Magnesium: Includes magnesium content of aluminum-base scrap.

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