| John Spacey, February 07, 2017 updated on March 03, 2023
Reuse is the repeated use of something to extend its value and reduce environmental impact. This includes durable items that can be used many times, reusing interchangeable parts and creative reuse that finds a new purpose for things. The following are common reuse techniques.
Downcycling – creating items of lesser value
Found object art
Lending and sharing items
Reinstalling e.g. firmware
Renting items out
Upcycling – creating items of greater value
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