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addaword.gifdefinition of upcycling

noun
the process of taking something that would be thrown away and turning it into something useful
Keen entrepreneurs have built successful businesses on upcycling. Marty Stevens-Heebner founded Rebagz to make handbags out of juice packs and nylon rice sacks.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 24/11/2009 13:39:00
Definition of upcycling from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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