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English definition of “ecological footprint”

ecological footprint

noun [C]     (also eco-footprint)
the amount of the Earth's energy that someone or something uses: I'm trying to reduce my ecological footprint by cycling more and driving less.Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors
(Definition of ecological footprint noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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