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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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2019-05-24 | METALS FOR BUILDINGS contribution @ SBE19

METALS FOR BUILDINGS will contribute to the Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2019 taking place on 11 - 14 September 2019 in Graz (Autria). Presented at a special session focusing on "Resource efficient buildings - EPD for construction products: End-of-Life information", the paper will explain how recycling at production stage and end of life stage are addressed in EN15804 for metal products.

 

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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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