Green Chemistry In The Mainstream | July 20, 2009 Issue - Vol. 87 Issue 29 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 87 Issue 29 | pp. 39-42
Issue Date: July 20, 2009

Green Chemistry In The Mainstream

Cleaner, cheaper, smarter chemistry is no longer a pie-in-the-sky idea
Department: Science & Technology | Collection: Green Chemistry, Sustainability
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: green chemistry, sustainability, life cycle analysis

Killer whales, clean white socks, and race cars aren’t exactly what people associate with green chemistry. Yet they were among many compelling topics on the agenda at the 13th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E), held on June 23–25, in College Park, Md.

That green chemistry has permeated such a miscellaneous mix of topics suggests that it is no longer just the bold new idea that it was when a few scientists . . .

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