Recycling meaning

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Recycling conserves energy by reducing the amount of new materials that have to be manufactured.
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Recycling conserves natural resources by reducing the need for products from the rainforest. Recycling newspapers, cardboard, and other types of paper reduces the need for more trees to be cut down to produce new paper.
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The most commonly recycled products are paper, plastic, glass, aluminum and batteries.

An example of recycling is reforming old glass bottles into glass building tiles.

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The activity or process of extracting and reusing useful substances found in waste.
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The definition of recycling is the process of collecting and reprocessing materials that would typically be considered waste.
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Materials that have been set apart from refuse so that they can be recycled.

She set the recycling out by the curb.

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The collection and often reprocessing of discarded materials for reuse. Recycled materials include those used in manufacturing processes and those used in consumer products. The recycled material is often degraded somewhat by use or processing and therefore must be converted to another purpose. For example, the processing of recycled newspaper and other paper wastes usually shortens their fibers, and the material cannot be used to make high-grade paper. Instead, it can be reprocessed to make cardboard or insulation. Recycling helps reduce pollution, prolong the usefulness of landfills, and conserve natural resources.
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Recycling helps reduce the waste that goes into landfills. Rotting waste emits dangerous gases.
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