Synonyms of 'recycle'
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If you reclaim a person who has been involved in bad or criminal behaviour, you cause them to stop acting in that way.
He set out to fight the drug infestation by reclaiming a youth from the local gangs.
If something is salvaged, someone manages to save it, for example from a ship that has sunk, or from a building that has been damaged.
They studied flight recorders salvaged from the wreckage.
Thesaurus for recycle from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you recycle things that have already been used, such as bottles or sheets of paper , you process them so that they can be used again.