precycle

precycle

[pree-sahy-kuhl]
verb (used without object), precycled, precycling.
1.
to make purchasing decisions that will ultimately delay, reduce, or eliminate the need to recycle or dispose of waste: One way you can precycle is by buying food in bulk, so there's less packaging to throw away.
verb (used with object), precycled, precycling.
2.
to make such purchasing decisions for (goods): Precycle your purchases by buying quality products that last longer.

Origin:
1985–90; pre- + (re)cycle

precycler, noun
precycling, noun
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