pre- + cycle, modelled on recycle.
precycle (third-person singular simple present precycles, present participle precycling, simple past and past participle precycled)
- To avoid the need to recycle, for example by not using prepackaging.
- 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.