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SpaceX’s reusable Falcon Heavy rocket can now carry US spy satellites into orbit | Engadget

SpaceX may soon handle some of the US government’s highest-priority satellite missions. Bloomberg reports the Space Force has certified SpaceX to launch top secret spy satellites using Falcon Heavy rockets equipped with reusable boosters. The move gives SpaceX more high-profile government missions, of course, but also promises to save federal money by reducing the costs […]

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‘We want plastic to become taboo’: the rise in reusable water bottles

With unprecedented hot weather and the potential for widespread drought bringing the climate crisis into sharp focus, this summer has also been marked by an attendant interest in refillable water bottles. Size matters – the bigger and more motivational your bottle, the better. In 2021, the global reusable water bottle market was valued at $8.64bn. […]

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International Plastic Bag Free Day Is July 3 — Here Are Our Favorite Reusable Bags

Stasher is a Certified B Corp that makes silicone food storage bags that perfectly emulate the classic Ziploc. They come in a variety of colors, sizes, and patterns, they’re freezer-, oven-, boiling water-, and microwave-safe, and they in all different colors, sizes, and patterns. The brand also has a recycling program, for which they’ll send […]

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Try Reusable Water Balloons for an Eco-Friendly Summer Battle

To use them, all you need to do is press the ball open, and submerge it in water for three seconds. Once full, you can throw the balls as you would any water balloon, and the water will explode out of the ball. Then, repeat the process. Aqua Balls claims its product is eco-friendly, though […]

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Rocket Lab CEO touts successful helicopter catch of rocket as key toward reusable goals

The Electron booster comes into view of the company’s helicopter for the catch. Rocket Lab Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck heralded the company’s first attempt on Monday to catch its Electron rocket booster using a helicopter after launch as “phenomenal,” telling CNBC that the test “achieved 99%” of the company’s goals toward reusing rockets. “Yesterday […]

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These Restaurants and Food Delivery Platforms Offer Reusable Takeout Containers

In September 2019, Just Salad removed beef from its menus, replacing it instead with Beyond Meat; at the same time, the company told Green Matters that in 2024, it plans to make its menu completely meatless. “The future of food is plant-based, and we envision a completely meatless menu within the next five years,” Chief […]

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No, Starbucks Is Not Getting Rid of Paper Cups — but a New Program Aims to Promote Returnable and Reusable Cups

While the above efforts may certainly help reduce Starbucks’ waste output, they are simply not enough to eliminate it. According to Clean Water Action, Starbucks uses over 8,000 paper cups every minute, which equates to around 4 billion paper cups a year, or 1.6 million trees. And that statistic doesn’t include the paper cups’ plastic […]

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Adorable Animal Crossing Dodo Airlines Reusable Bag Appears On My Nintendo Europe

Update: It’s been restocked! Update (Fri 26th Nov, 2021 14:45 BST): If you missed out last time, you might just be able to snag one of the lovely Animal Crossing Dodo Airlines bags that appeared on My Nintendo in Europe last year. Nintendo has announced another restock… Original Article (Wed 5th Aug, 2020 12:15 BST): […]

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Reusable water bottles can endanger your health – expert issues serious health warning

The coronavirus pandemic had added further impetus to the fight against climate change, with governments across the world embracing the green revolution. On a personal level, it can be hard to know how to make a difference but recycling is a crucial lever. Reusable bottles are a small but significant step to saving the oceans. […]