precycling

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  • Proactive approach of selecting products and materials according to their potential for lessening the amount of material that goes into the waste stream and for future recycling. Precycling includes buying in bulk, avoiding one-time use products, and choosing products that are biodegradable and have the least amount of throw-away packaging, for example.
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