Across industries, people seem to be confused as to the difference between reusable and recycled items. Although they sound similar, they are actually two distinctive terms.
A recycled item often refers to something that can be reused, but unlike reusable items, it’s made of recycled materials. As part of the recycling process, things like plastic or glass bottles are broken down and turned into something new and completely different.
Reusable items, on the other hand, are something that you can reuse over and over again.
We’ve summarized some of the primary differences between reusable bags and recycled bags (below) to give our customers the information needed to make an educated purchasing decision.