- noting or pertaining to a product after it has been used and recycled: a chair made of postconsumer plastic.
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The labels are printed on Ply-Corr cardboard, a material made from 50 percent post-consumer waste.The Curator's Tale
July 7, 2010
- (of a consumer item) having been discarded for disposal or recovery
- having been recycled