[ek-oh-haz-erd, ee-koh-] /ˈɛk oʊˌhæz ərd, ˈi koʊ-/
any substance or activity that poses a threat to a habitat or an environment:
Off-the-road motorcycling is an ecohazard to fragile desert habitats.
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noun a label used to mark a consumer product which satisfies certain standards to limit its detrimental effects to the environment Examples Ecolabels for certain diapers claim that the product is not harmful to the environment if disposed of properly. Word Origin 1989 Usage Note also ecolabelling , n.
noun See ecolabel
[ey-kawl] /eɪˈkɔl/ noun, plural écoles [ey-kawl] /eɪˈkɔl/ (Show IPA). French. 1. 1 .