Volume 84 Issue 28 | pp. 24-27
Issue Date: July 10, 2006

Going Green Keeps Getting Easier

Presidential honors reward advances in chemistry that promote pollution prevention and sustainability
Department: Science & Technology | Collection: Sustainability, Green Chemistry
News Channels: Environmental SCENE

For more than a decade, proponents of green chemistry and green engineering have delivered the message that cleaning up chemical reactions and products is not only good for the environment but also good for a company's bottom line. Many chemists and chemical engineers were initially slow to embrace the principles of green chemistry, considering them sensible but not always practical to put into place.

Although it has never been easy to be green, it has . . .

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