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tr.v. re·used, re·us·ing, re·us·es
To use again, especially after salvaging or special treatment or processing.

re·us′a·bil′i·ty n.
re·us′a·ble adj. & n.
re·use′ (-yo͞os′) n.
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the state or quality of being reusable
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To encourage reusability on Earth Day and to inspire its customers to make more sustainable choices all year long, Starbucks will launch reusable hot and cold cups in the Philippines.
Firms are, in his view, focusing on the reusability of products, while cutting their overheads so "they can price-win projects".
Once the cartridge has exhausted its reusability, it then will be turned into other sustainable products.
competitive over the long term." Rather, CDC believes that Ariane will ultimately need to "evolve Ariane 6 toward reusability" -- at the cost of "additional financing." All Ariane has accomplished with its first effort, therefore, was wasting time.
In a response to a tweet asking the estimated costs for tickets to Moon/Mars accounting for reusability, Musk replied that the costs are dependent on volume.
However, a large number of respondents (60 per cent) had never heard of the FAIR principles, a guideline to enhance the reusability of academic data.
Volunteers of Emerging Policymakers' Institute (EPI) a youth led think-tank based in Islamabad carried out a food distribution drive in Christian Colony Islamabad under the slogan 'Combating Poverty Alleviation through Food Reusability.'
Reusability is one of the major factors why consumers are going in for baking mats over parchment paper.
The option of one-time use is said to be ideal for low-duration shipping needs of between 24 and 48 hours where reusability is impractical, which can lower total cost for manufacturers, even those already using AeroSafe's reusable shippers for other applications.
Shepard says PlastiCorr is the first product to address reusability design and construction challenges that have stymied other manufacturers.
A global rollout of the strawless lid will follow, beginning in Europe where strawless lids will arrive in select stores in France and the Netherlands, as well as in the UK just as the market expands its 5p paper cup charge to 950 stores, to further promote reusability.