This is due to the closed loop recycling environment for the steel industry. The benefits/impacts on one life cycle Module is just getting reallocated to a different module in the life cycle of the steel. The two inputs that are interrelated are ‘Recycled Content’ vs ‘Recycling Rate’.

For a more detailed explanation on why this is so, please refer to this FAQ – Closed Loop Recycling and EN15978 – how does it work?