Refurbish vs Recycle - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between refurbish and recycle is that refurbish is to rebuild or replenish with all new material; to restore to original (or better) working order and appearance while recycle is .
To rebuild or replenish with all new material; to restore to original (or better) working order and appearance.
To break down and reuse component materials.
- Recycled paper.
To reuse as a whole.
* 12 July 2012 , Sam Adams, AV Club Ice Age: Continental Drift
- Recycled plastic.
To collect or place in a bin for recycling.
(ergative) To be recycled.
- Jokes are recycled so frequently, it’s as if comedy writing was eating a hole in the ozone layer: If the audience had a nickel for every time a character on one side of the frame says something could never happen as it simultaneously happens on the other side of the frame, they’d have enough to pay the surcharge for the movie’s badly implemented 3-D.
- Sulfur recycles in the sulfur cycle.
* recycle bin