An Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) is a comprehensive, internationally harmonised report that details the life cycle analysis of a product. They are intended to inform prescribers and consumers on the environmental impact of the product and to ease the comparison between products.
The EPDs provide a life-cycle assessment, detailing the complete environmental footprint of steel sections, merchant bars in ArcelorMittal’s recently launched XCarb® recycled and renewably produced range. Thanks to XCarb® recycled and renewably produced, we are able to offer steel produced with a CO2 footprint as low as 0.33 per tonne of sections and merchant bars.
The new EcoSheetPile™ Plus brand, essential part of the XCarb™ recycled and renewably produced initiative, is thus based on the Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) route using 100% recycled material and is additionally using 100% renewable electricity. This allows the production of the new EcoSheetPile™ Plus range with a further reduced carbon footprint; the Global Warming Potential (GWP A1-A3) is only 370 kg CO2-eq. per tonne of steel sheet pile, approximately 30% less then the EcoSheetPile™ range, and much more when compared with the predominant conventional steelmaking*. It comes also with a ‘Guarantee of Origin’ certifying the renewable sources for the electricity, audited by an external third party.
The EPD provides a life-cycle assessment detailing the complete environmental footprint of reinforcing steel in bars sold under ArcelorMittal’s XCarb® recycled and renewably produced brand. It certifies for our XCarb® rebars a global warming potential of 300 kg CO2 per tonne of steel of finished steel, which is far below the average carbon footprint of the rebars available on the market.
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ArcelorMittal Europe - Long Products customers can contact their local support team for more information about XCarb® recycled and renewably produced steel.
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