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Green Chemistry News Roundup: March 26-31, 2016

Blog Post created by ACS Green Chemistry Institute® on Mar 31, 2016

New bachelor programme in chemistry opens doors to international jobs

March 30, 2016 | University of Copenhagen News

Denmark needs chemists who can develop efficient and environmentally sound extraction of fossil oil and gas.

 

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Toxicity is a hazardous waste

March 30, 2016 | Chemistry World

Where do you stand on the role of academia in training the next generation of chemists: should we favour ‘applied chemistry’ or ‘science for the sake of science’?

 

Redeeming a 'maligned' science [locked content]

March 30, 2016 | Chemical Watch

Chemistry has made substantive changes to the way we live since the industrial revolution, said Dr Swaminathan Sivaram...

 

Recycling waste wool a step closer

March 29, 2016 | Phys.org

From the shearing shed to catwalk, world stockpiles of waste wool are suddenly in fashion with Flinders scientists who have found a way to give them high value.

 

Avoiding greenwashing: 10 principles of truly sustainable packaging design

March 29, 2016 | Sustainable Brands

As a packaging designer and nature lover, I dream of the day when material science and manufacturing can deliver on the promise of zero environmental impact, high performance, premium finish and low costs.

 

Stony Creek Colors plans new manufacturing complex in Stony Brook, TN

March 28, 2016 | Area Development

Stony Creek Colors, Inc. will locate a new manufacturing facility in Springfield, Tennessee.

 

Chemists devise safer, cheaper, 'greener,' more efficient system for the synthesis of organic compounds

March 28, 2016 | Phys.org

Chemists at The University of Texas at Arlington have devised a safer, more environmentally friendly, less expensive and more efficient water-based system for the synthesis of organic compounds typically used in pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, cosmetics, plastics, textiles and household chemicals.

 

 

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