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  • n. The practice of sorting and collecting waste materials for new use.
  • n. Those materials culled for recycling.
  • v. Present participle of recycle.

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  • n. the act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products

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  • My adjectival use: 'The council provides recycling bags.'

    August 24, 2011

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    December 9, 2007