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recyclable

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Environment & waste
recyclablere‧cy‧cla‧ble /ˌriːˈsaɪkləbəl/ adjective  SGEused materials or substances that are recyclable can be recycled recyclable cardboard packagingrecyclables noun [plural]
Examples from the Corpus
recyclableFor example, glass products are completely recyclable.recyclable bottlesBoth the glass jars and the steel cans are recyclable, but you knew that.The blue is for recyclable garbage.Get into the habit of putting recyclable material into its own bag or box.The recyclable material will be sold by the Borough at £15.40 per tonne.During the Worthing trial, three-quarters of the 5,000 households involved used the crates to collect recyclable materials.You can buy a new electric tea kettle featuring easy-to-dismember recyclable parts.The borough estimates that recyclable waste amounts to 20,000 of the total 80,000 tonnes generated annually.
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