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Recycle

to recover materials from the waste stream which are then converted into a reusable material, to use again

Reduce

to bring down to a smaller size, amount or number

Renewable Energy

is energy that comes from resources which are naturally replenished and not depleted when used.

Resource Recovery

the extraction and utilization of materials and energy from wastes.

Reuse

the use of a product more than once in its original form, for the same or a new purpose.

ROI Calculator (Return of Investment Calculator)

Performance measure used to evaluate the efficiency of an investment or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments