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green chemistry

[¦grēn ′kem·ə·strē]
(chemistry)
The use of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate substances hazardous to human health or the environment.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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TiPED offers industry what coauthor John Warner, president of the Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry, calls an "a la carte palette of assays ...
Warner, co-founder of Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry, LLC, is best known as the co-author of "Green Chemistry," the tome that gave the world the 12 Principles of Green Chemistry.
MUSCAT: The opening ceremony of the first Green Chemistry Forum organised by the Chemistry Group was held at the College of Science at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) yesterday under the patronage of HH Sayyida Dr.
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Teachers from 20 schools in Kyrgyzstan will learn about "green chemistry" as part of a two-day training course in measuring water quality organized by the OSCE Centre in Bishkek and the Regional Ecological Centre for Central Asia that started in Bishkek today.
The brave new world of "green chemistry," in which reducing or eliminating the use or generation of hazardous substances is top priority in the design, use and disposal of products, is leading to a rash of new, safer ingredients.
Green chemistry, as editors Sharma (chemistry and environmental engineering, Institute of Engineering and Technology, India) and Mudhoo (chemical and environmental engineering, U.
For green chemistry, and innovations for sustainable development more generally, there is a need for greater public intervention, including regulatory regimes that are strictly enforced, investment in basic research and education to build human capacity, more outreach programs in collaboration with industry to aid with technology transfer and implementation, and economic incentives for firms that may have the desire but not the financial capacity to make use of these innovations.
The award, presented at Informex in San Francisco, was based on DSM's process intensification activities, such as micro reactor technology, and "green chemistry toolbox" for the sustainable, cost-effective production of APIs.
Professor James Clark, director of the York Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence and one of the author's of the research, said: "With 2.5 billion liquid crystal displays already reaching the end of their life, and LCD televisions proving hugely popular with consumers, that is a huge amount of potential waste to manage."
Paul Anastas is frequently referred to as the "father of green chemistry." He is director of the Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering and the Teresa and H.
Caption: The University of New Hampshire has entered into a licensing agreement with Itaconix LLC to commercialize a green chemistry process developed by the university's Nanostructured Polymers Research Center.