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Not releasing pollutants, especially carbon dioxide, into the atmosphere:‘wind power is a non-polluting alternative to fossil fuels’
- ‘The new facilities for visitors are being established following a rigorous environmental design strategy employing local non polluting renewable energy sources available on the site.’
- ‘It delivers some of its meals in a nonpolluting electric truck.’
- ‘There are many advantages to having a fast, accessible, modern, quiet, non-polluting tram system.’
- ‘The new Taurus cartridges are not only effective, but also non-polluting.’
- ‘The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved relaxation in licensing norms for location of non-polluting industrial units in the suburban limits of big cities.’
- ‘Not having to worry about the expenses of nonpolluting factories makes it cheaper to run them.’
- ‘It is essential that the U. S. develop new sustainable sources of nonpolluting energy.’
- ‘The Union Cabinet approved relaxation in licensing norms for location of non-polluting industrial units in the suburban limits of big cities.’
- ‘A sleek, almost silent, nonpolluting fuel cell-powered motorcycle is set to begin gliding down U.S. streets by the end of 2006.’
- ‘Basically, the aim is to get teenagers talking about the plus points of this non-polluting energy source.’
- ‘This is the single measure that would do most to get silent, non-polluting vehicles on our urban streets.’
- ‘Above all, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board has found that the conversion of plastic waste into fuel is non-polluting.’
- ‘Nonetheless, streetcars have regained their appeal in recent years, as the demand for non-polluting transportation rose.’
- ‘Critics say that this is just a diversion from investing resources in truly non-polluting technologies.’
- ‘In the 1970s, Prince Rainier began encouraging the development of light, non-polluting industries.’
- ‘Companies that produce lots of carbon dioxide emissions sometimes purchase offsets to subsidize nonpolluting energy alternatives.’
- ‘In many parts of the continent, you can tap the power of the wind to generate nonpolluting renewable electricity for your home.’
- ‘Over the last two years, installations of this clean non-polluting energy source have increased by 1,000 percent.’
- ‘They have built a buoy that may prove to be an efficient, nonpolluting generator of electricity.’
- ‘For example, an enterprise which caused pollution that other businesses then cleaned up would contribute more to GNP than a non-polluting enterprise.’
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