polluting

adjective
pol·lut·ing | \pə-ˈlü-tiŋ \

Definition of polluting 

: causing pollution … a region that has been dependent upon basic industries such as coal mining and metal work—relatively polluting industries.— Patricia L. Layman The recycling process itself can be polluting. Recyclers find it difficult to separate recyclable from nonrecyclable plastics, which causes the end product to be useless.— Sally Hayhow Cullen

First Known Use of polluting

1598, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of polluting was in 1598

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