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Green chemistry is key to reducing waste and improving sustainablity

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Bissember, A, Green chemistry is key to reducing waste and improving sustainablity, The Conversation, The Conversation Media Group Ltd, Australia, 27 March (2017) [Magazine Article]


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Abstract

The development and evolution of the chemical industry is directly responsible for many of the technological advancements that have emerged since the late 19th century. However, it was not until the 1980s that the environment became a priority for the chemical industry. This was prompted largely by stricter environmental regulations and a need to address the sector’s poor reputation, particularly due to pollution and industrial accidents. But the industry is now rapidly improving, and this changing mindset has provided the backdrop for the emergence of green chemistry.

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Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:green chemistry, catalysis, environmental sustainability
Research Division:Chemical Sciences
Research Group:Organic Chemistry
Research Field:Organic Chemical Synthesis
Objective Division:Manufacturing
Objective Group:Environmentally Sustainable Manufacturing
Objective Field:Environmentally Sustainable Manufacturing not elsewhere classified
Author:Bissember, A (Dr Alex Bissember)
ID Code:115468
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Chemistry
Deposited On:2017-03-27
Last Modified:2017-03-28
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