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ecological footprint

n
(Physical Geography) the amount of productive land appropriated on average by each person (in the world, a country, etc) for food, water, transport, housing, waste management, and other purposes
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THINKSOUND began with a simple goal; to create incredible sounding headphones with the smallest eco-footprint possible.
This has resulted in reduced CO2 emissions from mobile network base stations, the adoption of e-billing to reduce paper consumption and the recycling of office waste to reduce the eco-footprint.
In Texas, Spalding says the 25- to 35-year-old female consumer is interested in supporting companies that have a "good eco-footprint.
Because it is reusable--we recommend replacing The DivaCup annually--customers not only save money but also send less waste to landfills, thus reducing the eco-footprint.
Both businesses share values around eco-footprint, sustainability, social responsibility and company culture, Seattle-based PMI said.
It can claim a lighter eco-footprint, a properly limousine-like rear cabin and performance approaching that of a super-saloon.
The Sustainable Constructional Steel Certification is a testimony on our commitment to adapt sustainable standards in the manufacturing of reinforcement bars that facilitate the region's infra-development sector, eventually contributing to the economy and to supporting measures to reduce the eco-footprint," said Bhatia.
Our disposable culture of one-hit-wonders has a gigantic eco-footprint.
One of the most significant actions Christians can take to lessen their eco-footprint is to limit their intake of meat, especially meat from factory farms.
We have introduced CNG-powered vehicles in our taxi fleet in Abu Dhabi and we would like to do the same in other emirates as well, but we have struggled to find enough CNG filling stations in most part of the country, if this issue is addressed then we can have more clean vehicles on the roads that will reduce the UAE's eco-footprint," said Al Sabbagh.
Solar-powered and with a minimal eco-footprint the structures, although providing protection from the elements, can be easily dismantled and removed, leaving no trace in the sensitive environment.
But AGT's Al Jaddou says the firm is offering an additional service to help companies manage their eco-footprint.