Definition of 'environmentally friendly'
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It is a myth that wood burning is environmentally friendly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Unlike existing robots, these would be designed to be ephemeral and environmentally friendly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)People can do something about it by refusing single-use plastic packaging and opting for environmentally friendly products instead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So is the answer to move away from real vanilla, and toward more environmentally friendly ways of scaling up production of artificial vanilla? Smithsonian Mag (2017)They have to grow food and make a profit but we've found them to be fantastic in trying to keep their farms environmentally friendly. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The aim is to allow consumers to judge the most environmentally friendly times to switch on appliances or plant. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It also promotes environmentally friendly policies. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It doesn't sound terribly environmentally friendly. Times, Sunday Times (2009)According to his research, giving up eating meat is as environmentally friendly as giving up driving. Times, Sunday Times (2007)JUST a few years ago we were told diesel was environmentally friendly and cheaper than petrol. The Sun (2012)The 200 homes are designed to show how it is possible to build environmentally friendly homes on a commercial scale. Times, Sunday Times (2007)London Ministers will boost the green motoring industry by investing millions of pounds of public money on environmentally friendly vehicles. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In fact, manufacturers of these cars are in many cases leading the technological charge towards more environmentally friendly transport. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's also more environmentally friendly. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is the environmentally friendly working face of 4x4s that politicians don't want to talk about. The Sun (2006)Each of the competing designs is safer and more environmentally friendly than Britain's present reactors. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One reason was that their participation in Formula One did not fit with their efforts to present themselves as environmentally friendly companies. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But for environmentally friendly hybrid vehicles, which can switch from petrol to battery power, growth is expected to be large. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But I don't like houses that look too environmentally friendly. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For example, it is much easier, faster and more environmentally friendly to cook steaks or chops in a lidded frying pan than under the grill. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'environmentally friendly'
British English: environmentally friendly /ɪnˌvaɪərənˈmɛntəlɪ ˈfrɛndlɪ/ ADJECTIVE
Environmentally friendly products do not harm the environment.
...environmentally friendly packaging.
- American English: environmentally friendly
- Arabic: صَدِيقٌ لِلبِيئَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: benéfico ao meio-ambiente
- Chinese: 环境友好型
- Croatian: pogodan za okoliš
- Czech: ekologický šetrný
- Danish: miljøvenlig
- Dutch: milieuvriendelijk
- European Spanish: ecológico inocuo
- Finnish: ympäristöystävällinen
- French: respectueux de l’environnement
- German: umweltfreundlich
- Greek: φιλικός προς το περιβάλλον
- Italian: ecologico
- Japanese: 環境にやさしい
- Korean: 친환경적인
- Norwegian: miljøvennlig
- Polish: przyjazny dla środowiska
- European Portuguese: amigo do ambiente
- Romanian: prietenos cu mediul
- Russian: безвредный для окружающей среды
- Spanish: ecológico
- Swedish: miljövänlig
- Thai: เป็นมิตรกับสภาพแวดล้อม
- Turkish: çevre dostu
- Ukrainian: екологічно чистий
- Vietnamese: thân thiện với môi trường
Definition of environmentally friendly from the Collins English Dictionary
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