Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
1. The activity or process of extracting and reusing useful substances found in waste.
2. Materials that have been set apart from refuse so that they can be recycled: She set the recycling out by the curb.
a. the act of processing used materials into new products for further use
b. (as modifier): a recycling centre.
2. (as modifier): a recycling centre.
Conserving by reusing (directly or after reprocessing) such used materials as aluminum, glass and paper.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||recycling - the act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products|
usage, use, utilisation, utilization, exercise, employment - the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
bottle collection - collecting bottles for reuse
sự tái chế