nonrecyclable

adjective
non·re·cy·cla·ble | \ ˌnän-(ˌ)rē-ˈsī-k(ə-)lə-bəl \

Definition of nonrecyclable 

: incapable of being recycled nonrecyclable plastic bags the disposal of nonrecyclable waste

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nonrecyclable noun plural nonrecyclables
separates the recyclables from the nonrecyclables

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Asos said that, in addition to a collection system, their design team would be trained in circular design, and nonrecyclable materials would be eradicated. Sarah Spellings, The Cut, "Zara, Asos Commit to More Sustainable Practices by 2020," 18 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of nonrecyclable

1970, in the meaning defined above

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