Definition of recyclable in English:

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Pronunciation: /rēˈsīk(ə)ləb(ə)l/


Able to be recycled.
Example sentences
  • People would soon be able to bring recyclable goods to the land fill.
  • They tell you how recyclable any plastic product is, though most of their products are wood and paper.
  • There is extensive use of recycled and recyclable plastics on the vehicle.


A substance or object that can be recycled.
Example sentences
  • Bins would be dedicated to composting material, wood waste, tires, consumer recyclables, metals as well as regular solid wastes.
  • Then there is the frustration of opening a bag of paper recyclables and finding coffee grounds, gum, or other food stuff.
  • The city will collect organic materials and recyclables free of charge.



Pronunciation: /-ˌsīk(ə)ləˈbilitē/
Example sentences
  • An incredible 70 percent of them say that a product or package's recyclability affects their decision to buy it.
  • We have many discussions with customers regarding renewable resource materials, biodegradable materials and recyclability.
  • For a design to be included in the book it has to have filled one or more environmental criteria, including recyclability, sustainable and reduced material use and low energy consumption.

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Syllabification: re·cy·cla·ble

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