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  • n. Plural form of recyclable.

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Examples

  • One reason prices slid so rapidly this time is that demand from China, the biggest export market for recyclables from the United States, quickly dried up as the global economy slowed.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • I'm currently managing to fill the recycle bin up every week, getting out not just the usual run of recyclables from the house but also the rain-damaged boxes that were stored on the patio.

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  • My neighborhood has curbside pickup for recyclables, which is what I usually use.

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  • Northeast, Northridge, Piedmont, Ranson, Sedgefield, Southwest and South Charlotte combined with JM Alexander to collect 1,270 bags for a total of 6,352 pounds of recyclables, which is over three tons of recyclables!

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  • Now I have to actually sort all my recyclables which is pain.

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  • "Allowing EnCap to substitute 'recyclables' for dredge would mean a huge economic windfall for EnCap, less environmental benefit, and could result in criticism due to the concessions DEP made," Brand wrote.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • Yet as more people separate glass, plastic and newspapers for recycling, markets have become so glutted that the price of these materials has plummeted, forcing some communities to pay to have "recyclables" carted to a landfill.

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  • The biggest question is: What is more harmful to the environment and causes "global rewarming or melting of snow" ... the gas-guzzling, pollution-spewing automobile trips taking recyclables to the "drop-off center" or the "recyclables" themselves?

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  • (Toronto, Canada) Since cities in Ontario do not have facilities to process their own garbage, "recyclables" are loaded onboard ships and sent across the Pacific Ocean.

    The Jawa Report

  • The prices of recyclables went down eight fold during the last crisis, and they were able to stay afloat.

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