Recycling - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |riˈsaɪkəlɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word recycling
Brit.  |ˌriːˈsaɪklɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word recycling
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to recycle

noun

- used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products

Every Monday, we put our recycling out on the curb for pick-up

- the act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products

Examples

Recycling is important to help protect our environment.

Don't forget to take out the recycling.

Every Monday, we put our recycling out on the curb for pick-up

The company has developed a new method for recycling old tires.

The organization operates a recycling program.

The city began an aggressive campaign to encourage recycling.

She tossed the paper at the recycling bin.

Put the old newspapers in the recycling bin.

the conservation of resources through recycling

Our recycling policy is getting a good press.

Recycling is an industrial process.

The government may fail to meet (=achieve) its target of recycling 25% of domestic waste

The emphasis now is on recycling household waste.

One way around the problem (=method of dealing with it) is recycling.

innovative schemes for recycling waste materials

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