unrecyclable

unrecyclable

(ˌʌnriːˈsaɪkləbəl)
adj
(of trash, waste material, etc) not able to be recycled or made into a new product
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Such unrecyclable waste in mammoth quantities generated day after day is a cause for serious concern.
It's almost impossible, for example, to put paper in a bin with beverage containers without the paper getting wet, which makes it unrecyclable.
"The instruments were deemed by our expert music instructors to be irreparable, unplayable and unrecyclable."
The Secret World of Your Rubbish 9pm The work of Refood, which diverts rotting food from landfill and plugs it into the National Grid, and a couple whose mission is to recycle the unrecyclable. Last in the series.
But, given that the 119.1 million unrecyclable pouches Uncle Ben's shi ed last year [Nielsen 52 w/e 15 June 2019] would have eventually ended up in land ll or worse, 2025 still seems a long way o.
Multiple packs of beer, beans and tuna are wrapped up in unrecyclable plastic, while vegetables and fruit are cocooned so as to promote rot where a paper bag would allow them to breathe.
"If this is indeed the case it is time for Transdev to step up to the plate and meet the expectation that as a key public transport provider they are not producing unnecessary, unrecyclable waste.
We've all been feeling so good about refusing a plastic bag while all the while carrying an unrecyclable card/ plastic composite coffee cup.
It doesn't help that many of today's consumer products like cars and refrigerators have less steel and more unrecyclable parts like foam and plastic than they used to.
Such an approach would need to regulate unrecyclable wastes currently, and further assess more complex cases on their own merit.
Three quarters of customers say they try to reuse disposable items such as plastic bags where possible, while 38 per cent try to buy fewer goods that have unrecyclable packaging.