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Recycling

Recycling is the collection of used materials that would otherwise be waste to be broken down and remade into new products.

Similarly, reuse is collecting waste such as food and drink containers to be cleaned, refilled and resold.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Recycling", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
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