Definition of nonpolluting in US English:

nonpolluting

adjective

  • Not releasing pollutants, especially carbon dioxide, into the atmosphere.

    ‘wind power is a nonpolluting alternative to fossil fuels’
    • ‘There are many advantages to having a fast, accessible, modern, quiet, non-polluting tram system.’
    • ‘In many parts of the continent, you can tap the power of the wind to generate nonpolluting renewable electricity for your home.’
    • ‘For example, an enterprise which caused pollution that other businesses then cleaned up would contribute more to GNP than a non-polluting enterprise.’
    • ‘A sleek, almost silent, nonpolluting fuel cell-powered motorcycle is set to begin gliding down U.S. streets by the end of 2006.’
    • ‘Not having to worry about the expenses of nonpolluting factories makes it cheaper to run them.’
    • ‘The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved relaxation in licensing norms for location of non-polluting industrial units in the suburban limits of big cities.’
    • ‘Critics say that this is just a diversion from investing resources in truly non-polluting technologies.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It is essential that the U. S. develop new sustainable sources of nonpolluting energy.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Over the last two years, installations of this clean non-polluting energy source have increased by 1,000 percent.’
    • ‘The Union Cabinet approved relaxation in licensing norms for location of non-polluting industrial units in the suburban limits of big cities.’
    • ‘It delivers some of its meals in a nonpolluting electric truck.’
    • ‘This is the single measure that would do most to get silent, non-polluting vehicles on our urban streets.’
    • ‘Basically, the aim is to get teenagers talking about the plus points of this non-polluting energy source.’
    • ‘They have built a buoy that may prove to be an efficient, nonpolluting generator of electricity.’
    • ‘The new Taurus cartridges are not only effective, but also non-polluting.’

Pronunciation

nonpolluting

/ˌnɑnpəˈludɪŋ//ˌnänpəˈlo͞odiNG/