Stainless Steel is a highly eco-friendly material. The steel industry as a whole emits 2.13Gt of CO2 out of a total global emission of 51Gt, i.e. about 4.2%. Stainless steel tonnage worldwide is only 2-3% of carbon steel tonnage. Stainless industry’s share of CO2 could be only about 0.12% of global emission.Stainless Steel is one of the world’s most recycled materials.