precycle

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ cycle, modelled on recycle.

Verb[edit]

precycle (third-person singular simple present precycles, present participle precycling, simple past and past participle precycled)

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

  1. To avoid the need to recycle by not using prepackaging, for example.
    • 2008 30 Oct. Waste Not, Want Not, by Tanis Taylor, in The Guardian
      Recyling is good, but precycling - cutting out packaging in the first place and buying only what you need - is better.