Sustainability



[suh-stey-nuh-bil-i-tee] /səˌsteɪ nəˈbɪl ɪ ti/
noun
1.
the ability to be sustained, supported, upheld, or confirmed.
2.
Environmental Science. the quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting natural resources, and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance:
The committee is developing sustainability standards for products that use energy.

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