Definition of environmentally friendly in English:

environmentally friendly

adjective

  • Not harmful to the environment.

    ‘cycling is an environmentally friendly form of transport’
    • ‘They have promoted shopping in an environmentally friendly manner.’
    • ‘The Taipei County Government has ambitious plans to transform riverbanks in the county into environmentally friendly leisure areas.’
    • ‘Laois has a long tradition in producing high quality assured produce from environmentally friendly production systems.’
    • ‘The developers are trying to design housing that lends itself to environmentally friendly living, without too much inconvenience.’
    • ‘Based on screw technology, the continuous ship unloader has a totally enclosed conveying line for environmentally friendly operation.’
    • ‘Hydraulic fluids account for about 75 % of the demand for environmentally friendly lubricants, Carnes reports.’
    • ‘Green councillors want a more environmentally friendly approach to street lighting in Bradford.’
    • ‘A more environmentally friendly car tire has been investigated by Dutch researchers.’
    • ‘These may provide the basis for new, environmentally friendly pesticides.’
    • ‘The Government has signed a memorandum of understanding with Alcoa to build a low-emission, environmentally friendly plant at Chatham.’
    • ‘The southern area, the current location of Chongming's downtown, will be developed into environmentally friendly residential areas.’
    • ‘They can be customised to varying degrees of technical specifications to suit more complex or environmentally friendly tastes.’
    • ‘Victor recently returned from volunteering in Costa Rica, pitching in to help farmers switch to environmentally friendly, shade-grown coffee.’
    • ‘The rooves are made of temperate hardwood which is widely believed to be more environmentally friendly than tropical (rainforest) hardwood.’
    • ‘Europe's airplane engine manufacturers are now pooling their resources to make flying more environmentally friendly.’
    • ‘Passengers have clamoured to ride free around the inner city loop on this environmentally friendly vehicle.’
    • ‘Let's take a look at some of the specific attributes that make brick an environmentally friendly building choice.’
    • ‘The city could become the first in Yorkshire to revert to timber frames, which some scientists claim are more environmentally-friendly.’
    • ‘Probably the biggest change in 20 years is the strong move toward gardening in more environmentally friendly ways.’
    • ‘Palmer followed Whitman by pointing out the steps that the golf industry has taken to become more environmentally friendly over the years.’