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Metals are circular

Metals in Buildings strongly contribute to the Circular Economy

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Metal recycling in EPD

Properly considering metal recycling in Environmental Product Declaration is essential

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Recycling targets

Metals ask European Commission to develop a ‘re-use and recycling’ target for Construction and Demolition Waste.

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2021-10-12 | Nathalie Janssens elected as new President

This election took place at an Extraordinary General Assembly on 8 Oct. Nathalie Janssens (Alvance-European Aluminium) succeeds to her previous colleague, Alain Dufour, who sadly deceased in August. All METALS FOR BUILDINGS members congratulate Nathalie and look forward to a successful collaboration.

2021-02-06 | New President and Vice-President elected on 5 February 2021

The METALS FOR BUILDINGS General Assembly took place on 5 Feb 2021. This was the occasion to thank Patrick Le Pense for its 8 years of successful and dedicated presidency and to welcome Alain Dufour from Alvance Aluminium group as new President and Olivier Vassart from ArcelorMittal as new Vice-President.

Key Facts next prev

  • Metals provide society with a material that is 100% recyclable without loss of properties.

  • Metals are widely applied in the Building and construction sector.

  • Metals are a first choice material for structure, reinforcements, cladding, roofing, window frames, plumbing, heating equipment and many other applications.

  • Metals can be found in old, historic buildings as well as new, modern architecture.

  • More than 95% of the metal products used in buildings are specifically collected and recycled at the end of life.

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