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回收 vs. 再生 when talking about recycled materials

I understand the differences between 回收 and 再生 are nuanced, but which is better to use when talking specifically about recycled materials/content? 

In English, there is a certification called: Recycled Claim Standard - it is used to verify that a product is truthfully claiming recycled materials (can be textiles, metals, wood, etc.)

In Mandarin, would it be called: 回收声称标准 or 再生声称标准?

谢谢大家!


Mar 8, 2018 1:54 PM
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你很棒,能思考这些词语的差别!


回收的解释:

1.从矿石废品或副产品中收取有用材料。2.从已用过的产品或废品中对有用材料的收回。

再生的解释:

1.机体的一部分在损坏、脱落或截除后重新生长。2.死而复活。3.加工废旧物品,使恢复原有性能,成为新产品。

回收强调有用,再生强调again,侧重点不同。

March 9, 2018
I think it's “回收工艺标准”recovery process和“再生工艺标准 reclaim technology”in mandarin 。
March 8, 2018
Stefanie
Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), English
Learning Language
Chinese (Mandarin)