"recycling" in the noun sense
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
"recycling" in the verb sense
cause to repeat a cycle
2. recycle, reprocess, reuse
use again after processing
"We must recycle the cardboard boxes"
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