Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Environmentally friendly or sensitive.

Etymologies

Shortening of ecology (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • How many times have you encountered the term "eco chic" or been hipped to the fact that "green is the new black"?

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • In an interview, Mr. Bennett said he regretted the use of the term eco-fascist, saying a staff member had inserted it into the e-mail without his knowledge or agreement.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • He is credited as being the first to use the term eco-nomics to describe the point where the business of packaging, innovation, and sustainability converge.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • This materials selection resulted in 50% fossil fuel use, 13% less in embodied carbon emissions in production, and a 58% reduction in what they termed eco-toxicity.

    TreeHugger

  • Chero has started his own line, The Original Bamboo-T-Brand, of what he describes as eco-friendly travel-utility clothing (mainly T-shirts and underwear) made from bamboo.

    WN.com - Articles related to Bamboo and pearl fibres used in making garments

  • Even anti-environmentalist Ron Arnold, who coined the term eco-terrorist in Reason magazine in the early 1980s, came out with a statement in opposition to Roselle's terrorist label.

    t r u t h o u t

  • So with what we call our eco product, which is this product that is made out of recycled denim or organic cotton, we've changed the label on the product to say to consumers "wash only when necessary in cold water and line dry if possible."

    undefined

  • No matter which course you choose, I'm generally optimistic about the future of investing in what I call eco-tech, a category that includes clean power, energy efficiency, green buildings, biofuels and nanotechnology.

    undefined

  • Violet Blue, author and editor of nearly two dozen sexual health books who coined the term eco-sexuals last year, says the green sex industry is a significant and growing force.

    The Times of India

  • Star, Oct 3) and I wish to shed some light on the term eco-tourism.

    WN.com - Articles related to MTDC to hold tourism expo along with Singapore's CEMS

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.