Glossary

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There are 5 names in this directory beginning with the letter R.
Recyclable
A term used to designate that a product or its package can be recycled.

Recyclable Content
Materials that can be recovered or diverted from the waste stream for recycling/reuse.

Recycled Content
Refers to the percentage of recycled materials in a product, generally determined by weight.

Renewable Materials
Materials that are not depleted when used. These materials are typically harvested from fast growing sources and do not require unnecessary chemical support. Examples include bamboo, flax, knauff wheat, wool and certain types of wood.

Renewable Resources
Resources that can be replenished at a rate equal to or greater than its rate of depletion; i.e., solar, wind, geothermal and biomass resources.