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Green Chemistry News Roundup: April 9-15, 2016

Blog Post created by ACS Green Chemistry Institute® on Apr 15, 2016

How a Competitor's Data can Help your Company Cut Pollution

April 14, 2016 | GreenBiz

Companies looking for ways to reduce pollution need look no further than the Environmental Protection Agency.

 

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Companies Get Serious About Water Use

April 13, 2016 | BBC News

Water is unlike any other commodity on Earth. For a start, we can't live without it, for very obvious reasons.

 

Waterproof Clothing and Fluorocarbons: What you need to know about your beloved jacket

April 13, 2016 | Grough

Campaign group Greenpeace recently turned its sights on the outdoor industry for its use of controversial chemicals used in many of the outdoor clothing brands we use.

 

Southeast Professor Receives Fulbright Award to Teach Green Chemistry

April 12, 2016 | Southeast Missouri State University

Dr. Mohammed Ali, professor of organic chemistry at Southeast Missouri State University, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to teach green chemistry and help incorporate green chemistry into the undergraduate curriculum at the International University of Business, Agriculture, and Technology (IUBAT) in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

Vegetables Grown with Treated Wastewater Boost Human Exposure to Pharmaceutical Contaminants

April 11, 2016 | C&EN

Consuming produce watered with reclaimed wastewater increased detectable levels of the drug carbamazepine in people’s urine.

 

This EPA Label IDs ‘Safer Choice’ Cleaning Products

April 11, 2016 | Care2

Like millions of Americans, you might have wondered what chemicals are in those cleaning bottles under the kitchen sink.

 

The Greenhouse that Acts like a Beetle and Other Inventions Inspired by Nature

April 10, 2016 | The Guardian

For a new generation of innovators, biomimicry – the imitation of nature’s ecosystems – may help solve some of humanity’s toughest resource problems.

 

 

 

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