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carbon neutral

adjective ( also carbon-neutral)
 
 
ENVIRONMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY if something such as an organization or activity is carbon neutral, it removes the same amount of carbon dioxide from the environment as it releases into the environment: Norway plans to become totally carbon-neutral by 2050. The university has made a commitment to make its operations carbon neutral.
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