Sunday, January 9, 2011
Steel, the most recycled material on earth
From Modern Steel Construction magazine...
The sustainability page at www.aisc.org contains links to green steel studies, projects, resources, and links to more Modern Steel Construction articles.
One such article about AISC at GreenBuild in MSC's January issue includes links to sustainability resources at a few steel companies:
View the Nucor sustainability report, and get information about LEED MR credits.
Track the scrap steel on a Gerdau Ameristeel project for LEED credits using this calculator (for customers only) https://scraptrack.gerdauameristeel.com
There was also mention of scrap/recycled content information available at www.steeldynamics.com, but I didn't find anything that specifically mentioned applicability to LEED credits. (I did, however, find the photo used in this post: photo credit to Steel Dynamics).