Upcycling or Recycling?

Upcycling or Recycling? | ecogreenlove

Originally Published by Morrocco Method

Recycling has been around for ages, but upcycling is sort of a new term. It seems like “going green” went from just being a trend, to being an actual way of life. Sustainability has become more than just an environmental issue. Now, people are even turning to environmentally friendly habits in their health.

With Recycling, the idea is to turn a used item back into a reusable material. Plastic bottles, for example, can be combined and melted down into plastic again.

Upcycling aims to make an object reusable, but the difference is that it doesn’t downgrade the value of the material. In fact, the upcycling purpose is to make the original object better.

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