For this strategy cycle the Company has set an environmental target to reduce the share of recycled waste to 92% (without overburden, host rocks in mining, and previously accumulated waste). In particular, at the flagship Lipetsk site the percentage of recycled waste will reach 96% by 2023.
Waste recycling (excluding stripping and tailings), without previously accumulated waste, %
- Production of blast furnace charge from industrial waste (BF shops and Coke Plant).
- Full recycling of all newly generated ferrum-containing waste
- Use of generated wood chips in the ferroalloy shop process
- No purchasing wood for the production of chips