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green

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environmental audit

an examination of an organization's production, distribution and marketing activities which concentrates upon the environmental impact of these activities. Green audits can assist an organization in identifying sources of environmental pollution or excessive resource usage so that it can then seek to improve its performance.
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"An' it'll be greener and greener till th' gray's all gone.
A single gentle rain makes the grass many shades greener. So our prospects brighten on the influx of better thoughts.
The sun shone from out the clear blue sky, the water sparkled beneath his rays, and the trees looked greener, and the flowers more gay, beneath its cheering influence.
Leaning over the battlements and looking far down, I surveyed the grounds laid out like a map: the bright and velvet lawn closely girdling the grey base of the mansion; the field, wide as a park, dotted with its ancient timber; the wood, dun and sere, divided by a path visibly overgrown, greener with moss than the trees were with foliage; the church at the gates, the road, the tranquil hills, all reposing in the autumn day's sun; the horizon bounded by a propitious sky, azure, marbled with pearly white.
30'), where the plain rather suddenly becomes greener and more humid; and their southern limit is between Port Desire and St.
At that moment, our philosopher was greener than an olive.
It was agreeable to contemplate; for it made the fireside warmer in possession, and the summer greener in expectancy.
AN unmissable event for anyone interested in greener homes and buildings is coming to the Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells on March 8-9.
Consumers will soon have access to medicines, cosmetics and other products that are "greener," less expensive and environmentally friendly than ever before, thanks to new manufacturing processes now under development, according to an article in the November 19 issue of the American Chemical Society's Chemical & Engineering News.
The company is embracing its new role, and even advising other catalogers on how to be greener. According to Derek Smith, its corporate sustainability manager, "Our ultimate goal is to be a model that businesses can work on these issues and thrive profitably."
New greener brands CIRCAL and REDUXA set a new standard for low-carbon and recycled aluminium and make it easier for customers to promote more sustainable aluminium products.
A Greener Solution has secured a five-figure sum from the North East Small Loan Fund, which it will use to double its PS400,000 turnover over the next two years.