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environmentally friendly

Also called "eco-friendly," it refers to any product or service that is not harmful to the atmosphere or surroundings. It also implies that the same precautions were taken in the manufacturing of the product. See green and EPEAT.

environmentally friendly

Said of a process or product that is not destructive to the environment.
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Our environmentally friendly BioVu ink, made from renewable resources, is the only ink that effectively addresses these concerns.
Dedicated to the environmental cause of advancing sustainability standards, Floor Fantasy supports high values of the green design development by implementing significant environmental challenges of incorporating use of environmentally friendly materials to maximize LEED achievements for our clients, and meet sustainability goals and principles of the green design.
This 24-story building, located in the recently redeveloped Shiodome area, was built not only to display the many advanced and environmentally friendly technologies of Matsushita Electric Works, but also to act as a laboratory for testing new technologies as they are developed.
Finances ultimately decide altruism, and the perception of cans as an environmentally friendly package will be driven by it also being friendly to the bottom line.
To help customers identify and purchase environmentally friendly products, Corporate Express' 2006 Business Solutions Catalogue, which was released in January, has an entire section devoted to environmental products.
Local governments, schools and universities are leading the green charge, incorporating environmentally friendly components in design and building to ensure better indoor air quality, improve energy efficiency and prolong the sustainability of buildings.
Furniture, however, is not yet part of the LEED program (although USGBC has started developing standards for renovations and interiors), so the school doesn't gain any certification points for environmentally friendly furnishings.
The New England Anti-Vivisection Society (NEAVS) and its affiliate, the Ethical Science and Education Coalition (ESEC), want to highlight the connection between environmentally friendly and cruelty-free products--those not tested on or derived from animals.
Ford, now titled Outdoor Living Skills Program Manual: An Environmentally Friendly Guide, is due to bit the ACA Bookstore in February, just in time for conference and spring training.
manufacturers and retailers rush to tap into the multibillion-dollar-per-year "green merchandise" market, labels on items ranging from eggs to diapers tout an ever-expanding number of qualifiers such as nontoxic, all natural, and organic to appeal to consumers' desire to make as healthy and environmentally friendly purchases as possible.
The world of environmentally friendly investing is no love-in for tree huggers and hippies.
say they "make a lot of effort" to buy environmentally friendly products, and a further 41 percent make "some effort.

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