The definition of carbon neutral is a person or a business that takes steps to reduce their pollution and impact on the environment to zero, balancing the amount of carbon absorbed with the amount of carbon released.
An example of carbon neutral is the type of business that supplies all their energy from solar panels on the roof.
functioning in a way that compensates completely for one's atmospheric carbon emissions, as through carbon offset
Of or relating to a process or activity in which the total amount of carbon in carbon-containing gases released into the environment is offset by the amount of carbon in such gases removed from the environment.
(comparative more carbon-neutral, superlative most carbon-neutral)
- Produces less unburned hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide than diesel when used in a diesel engine; is sulfur free and carbon-neutral.