environmental impact


environmental impact
environmental impact UK US noun [C, usually singular] ENVIRONMENT
the effect that the activities of people and businesses have on the environment: eliminate/minimize/reduce the environmental impact »

Scores of public service announcements will be aired giving the audience tips about how to conserve energy and reduce their environmental impact.

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possible/potential environmental impact

environmental impact of sth »

Many stores are committed to reducing the environmental impact of plastic shopping bags.

environmental impact on sth »

The environmental impact on the city of the flood is only beginning to be assessed.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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