Recycle is a great verb to know when talking about environmental issues in your B2 First exam, and it is also a verb that will come up regularly in the listening and reading and use of English papers. It means to collect material such as glass, plastic, paper etc. and put it through a process so it can be used again.
Examiner: “How do you think people in general can help the environment more?”
Candidate: “Firstly, I would say that it is essential that everyone recycles where possible, but I also think there should be more guidance for people to know what can be recycled.
…I think recycling is an extremely important thing that everyone has to do to help save the planet…