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India’s ship recycling can help reduce carbon footprint of steel

According to a new study, the carbon footprint from steel retrieved from ship recycling in India is nearly four times less than the carbon footprint of the world’s best steel production from iron ore

For developing countries like India, steel is essential for growth and infrastructure development and ship recycling is one sustainable way to get steel without exploiting natural resources, according to Anand M. Hiremath, lead co-ordinator for cash buyer GMS’s sustainable ship and offshore recycling programme

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