Refers to the re-use of products and materials having been used. This includes conventional application in which the product is used again for the same function. In contrast, the recycling of the product is broken down into raw materials that are used to get the new products. By taking useful products without processing, can save time, money, energy and resources.
Historically, the financial motive was one of the main drivers of reuse. In developing countries, this way can lead to very high levels of reuse.
One example of the conventional reuse the threshold deliveries of milk in bottles, other examples include retreading and using feedback for reusable plastic boxes, containers instead of disposable boxes. Our example is the re-use of electrical and metal waste, reuse of electric motors, electrical circuits which do not expire, and various metal products, which have identical properties as well as new.