carbon-neutral


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car·bon-neu·tral

(kär′bən-no͞o′trəl, -nyo͞o′-)
adj.
Of or relating to a process or activity in which the total amount of carbon in carbon-containing gases released into the environment is offset by the amount of carbon in such gases removed from the environment.

carbon-neutral

adj
(Environmental Science) not affecting the total amount of carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere
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