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“♻︎” meaning: recycling symbol, recycle logo Emoji

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  • 5.1+

    iOS ♻︎Minimum display requirements

  • 4.3+

    Android ♻︎Minimum display requirements

  • 8.0+

    Windows ♻︎Minimum display requirements

♻︎Meaning and Description

The powerful and eco-friendly recycling symbol ♻︎ emoji is like a badge of honor for Mother Earth🌏, representing the concept of recycling and sustainability. Imagine three green arrows circulating clockwise in a triangular shape, showing a visual reminder of the cycle of reuse and reducing waste.

The meaning behind the ♻︎ emoji is all about recycling, reuse, sustainability, and being mindful of the impact our actions have on the world around us. It often appears in conversations about environmental consciousness and sustainable living. ♻︎ serves as a reminder of the importance of recycling and adopting green habits🌳.

Speaking of the origin of this symbol, on the first Earth Day in 1970, 23-year-old Gary Anderson from the University of Southern California designed the recycling symbol✒. He did it for a contest by the Container Corporation of America, a paper company wanting a logo for their recycled items. The design was based on the Möbius strip, a shape with one surface and edge.

💡Extended reading and popular science

The current ♻︎ is a variant Emoji (text style, displaying black and white symbols on some old platforms), and it has two corresponding Emojis: ♻ (basic Emoji without variant symbols) and ♻️ (emoji style, displaying colored symbols on most new platforms). ♻︎ (text style) = (base style) + text style


The meaning of emoji symbol ♻︎ is recycling symbol, it is related to recycle, it can be found in emoji category: "🛑 Symbols" - "☑️ other-symbol".

♻︎Examples and Usage

🔸 📢 Gradually promote 🚮 garbage sorting across the country, which is conducive to ♻︎ recyclable garbage, thereby reducing resource waste and protecting the environment!
🔸 Oregon is pretty environmentally conscious, so I recycle ♻︎. It's pretty easy to recycle in Oregon.


🔸 ♻︎ (267B FE0E) = ♻ (267B) + text style (FE0E)

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♻︎Basic Information

Emoji: ♻︎ (text style)
Shortname: recycling symbol
Known as: Recycle Logo
Codepoint: U+267B FE0E Copy
Decimal: ALT+9851 ALT+65038
Unicode Version: None
Emoji Version: None
Categories: 🛑 Symbols
Sub Categories: ☑️ other-symbol
Keywords: recycle | recycling symbol

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