Definitions

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  • ecology or the environment (in the ecological sense)
  • economy

Etymologies

From French eco-, from Latin oeco, from Ancient Greek οἶκος (oikos, "house, household"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Engage the staff: Global Action Plan in the U.K. has devised a racing game called the eco- driving simulator that prompts people to drive in an environmentally-friendly way.

    Grow Your Own Green Office

  • Californians are known for their discerning taste and deserve the right to continue to be eco- and health- conscious "foodies."

    George Leonard: Consumer Choice and Genetically Engineered Fish

  • Speaking of eco- and socially-conscious yes, this is going to be a shameless plug for my eco-friendly and carbon natural spirits brand VeeV, this week VeeV Açaí Spirit is partnering with Bette Midler's New York Restoration Project to support the non-profit's MillionTreesNYC program with a special reception on the 21st.

    Courtney Reum: Earth Day 2011: What's Old is New

  • As high profile chefs are reviving old techniques, eco- and socially-conscious designers are trying to reinvigorate Los Angeles retail, which is still wobbly even three years after the recession peaked.

    Courtney Reum: Earth Day 2011: What's Old is New

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