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deplete (something) of (something)

To use all of a resource from an available supply. The rainforest will be depleted of trees if our generation doesn't take action now.
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deplete something of something

to use up all of a certain thing that something has. They will deplete the soil of its nutrients by planting the same crop over and over.
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of non-ozone depleting alternatives, such as water foam blowing techniques and hydrocarbon and ammonia refrigerants.
Although this is the largest share contributed by any country, it is only fair, since U.S.-based companies manufacture the majority of ozone depleting chemicals.
Evergreen products, developed to meet environmental safety standards, in-clude water-based release agents and nonozone depleting aerosols.
Releases in various formulations, all 100%-free of ozone depleting chemicals.
Evergreen products, developed to meet environmental safety standards, include water-based release agents and nonozone depleting aerosols.
The country has been at the forefront in its endeavours to phase out use of Ozone Depleting Substances (ODSs) Because, ridding the world of 13 different ozone-depleting substances (ODSs), including hydro-chloro-fluoro-carbons (HCFC) and chloro-fluoro-carbons (CFC), is critical to protecting the ozone layer, which protects all life on earth from adverse fallouts of the ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun and its spill-over effect of environment, the minister emphasised while addressing the high-level ministerial segment of the Joint 11th Conference of the Parties to the Vienna Convention and 29th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol held in Montreal, Canada.
In addition to depleting space, microbial action can decompose gypsum to malodorous hydrogen sulfide gas, which at high enough exposures can cause irritation of the mucous linings, headache, dizziness, nausea, convulsions, coma, and death.
The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa will participate in the high level segment of the 28th session of Meeting of the Parties (MOP28) of Montreal Protocol on Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) from 13 to 14 October 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda.
It aims to reduce the production and consumption of ozone depleting substances in order to reduce their abundance in the atmosphere, thereby protect the earths fragile ozone Layer.
UNIDOs work under the Montreal Protocol not only helps to preserve the ozone layer, but also to prevent climate change, as ozone depleting substances are also greenhouse gases.
HFCs, while not ozone depleting substances, are potent greenhouse gases.
The report 'Ozone depleting substances 2015' has been published by the EEA to coincide with the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer.
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