In Germany the tin plate recycling ratio stands at over 90%. © R by La-Liana / pixelio.de

In Germany the tin plate recycling ratio stands at over 90%. © R by La-Liana / pixelio.de

Recycling champion tin plate

High measured reusability

High-value recycling possibility

Combating loss and waste

The German steel industry uses over 20 million tons of steel and iron scrap annually to produce new products. © Ralph Aichinger / Flickr.com

The German steel industry uses over 20 million tons of steel and iron scrap annually to produce new products. © Ralph Aichinger / Flickr.com

Flexibility and innovation

A car contains steel that used to be a washing machine, a bicycle or a beverage can in its earlier life. © Volkswagen AG

A car contains steel that used to be a washing machine, a bicycle or a beverage can in its earlier life. © Volkswagen AG

The European market is inundated by large quantities of steel from China sold at dumping prices. In October 2015 alone these imports to the EU soared up by 120%. © © stevecuk / fotolia.com

The European market is inundated by large quantities of steel from China sold at dumping prices. In October 2015 alone these imports to the EU soared up by 120%. © © stevecuk / fotolia.com

Steel scrap is collected virtually nationwide to be then used for recycling nearly 100%. © “Stahl-Zentrum”

Steel scrap is collected virtually nationwide to be then used for recycling nearly 100%. © “Stahl-Zentrum”

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