• Reflecting on the 2019 Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference and International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry

    That’s a wrap! The American Chemical Society's Green Chemistry Institute would like to sincerely thank all of the 579 attendees who presented and participated in the 23rd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering...
  • A New Professional Organization for Advancing the Science of Alternatives Assessment

    Contributed by Rachel Simon, Senior Research Associate, Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, and Lauren Heine, Senior Science Advisor, Northwest Green Chemistry; Director of Safer Materials and Data Integrit...
  • Celebrating the Winners of the 2019 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

    The American Chemical Society's Green Chemistry Institute (ACS GCI) was honored to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to host the 2019 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards ceremony and recepti...
  • Closing the Loop on Critical Elements

    Organizers: David J. C. Constable, Science Director, ACS Green Chemistry Institute; Xianlai Zeng, Associate Professor, School of Environment, Tsinghua University   There is a growing list of elements that are c...
  • Wastes as Feedstocks is the New Reality

    Organizers: Se Ryeon Lee, Research Group Leader; Chad Landis, Research Associate; Kristin Nuzzio, Senior Research Chemist, PPG Industries   Converting an economy that is still largely linear (Take-Make-Dispose),...
  • Making Chemistry Greener & Safer

    Organizers: Peter A. Reinhardt, Director, Office of Environmental Health & Safety, Yale University; Ralph Stuart, CIH, CCHO, Environmental Safety Manager, Keene State College   There are many commonalities ...
  • Catalysis for CO2 Conversion

    Organizers: Gonghu Li, Associate Professor, University of New Hampshire; Jonathan Rochford, Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Boston   The green chemistry community, and indeed most of the general...
  • Fostering Green Chemistry and Alternatives Assessment Collaborations in Safer Product Design

      The Association for the Advancement of Alternatives Assessment (A4) is a professional association solely dedicated to advancing the science, practice, and policy of alternatives assessment and informed substitu...
  • Carbon Dioxide: Closing the Loop on the Ultimate Raw Material

    Organizer: Joseph Sabol, Chemical Consultant   This symposium is about industrially viable processes to utilize carbon dioxide as a raw material feedstock (as opposed to current venting to the atmosphere or deep...
  • Advances in Sustainable Plastic Degradation

    Organizer: Love-Ese Chile, Bioplastic Specialist and Consultant, Grey to Green Sustainable Solutions As the world becomes more educated and aware of the environmental issues facing our planet and the consequences of n...
  • Leveraging Partnerships in Start-Ups and SMEs

    Organizers: Paul D. Thornton; Laura M. Reyes, Career Development Leader, Chemical Institute of Canada In addition to having a great innovation and a solid business plan, an equally important element for creating a su...
  • The Future Is Garbage: Waste Biomass as a Renewable Feedstock

    Organizers: Tony Bova, CEO, mobius; Anna Zhenova, MS, Ph.D. Student, University of York   Every day, people across the world throw away and discard items they think have outlived their usefulness. Wheat straw, po...
  • AI, Machine Learning, and Computational Tools for Greener Chemistry Outcomes

    Organizers: Jun Li, Senior Principal Scientist, Bristol Myers Squibb; Jared Piper, Director, Pfizer   Artificial Intelligence. What was once solely the subject of science fiction movies and novels, is rapidly st...
  • Making Organic Chemistry More Sustainable (Special Student/Postdoc Session)

    Organizer: David Leahy, Associate Director, Takeda Pharmaceuticals   The development of new synthetic methodologies and strategies has been the cornerstone upon which sustainable industrial processes are built. ...
  • Polymers & Plastics in the Classroom: Educational Materials Demonstrating Life Cycle Thinking

    Organizers: Jane E. Wissinger, Professor of Chemistry, University of Minnesota; Michael Wentzel, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Augsburg University   Society as a whole is starting to recognize the alarming ...
  • Bringing Industrial Green Chemistry to India

    By Krishna Padia, Green ChemisTree Foundation, Mumbai, India   The Green ChemisTree Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Mumbai, India. The Foundation works to increase technical knowledge in green ch...
  • Looking Forward to the Conference with Co-Chairs Jessop and Brennecke

    With the GC&E/GSC-9 Conference only a month and a half away, we caught up with Co-Chairs, Prof. Philip Jessop (Queen’s University) and Prof. Joan Brennecke (University of Texas at Austin) to ask them for hig...
  • Green Chemistry at the ACS National Meeting in Orlando

    The ACS Green Chemistry Institute® is excited to participate in the 2019 Spring ACS National Meeting & Expo in Orlando, FL this March 31 through April 4. With so much going on at the National Meetings, it can...
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  • The Importance of Closing the Loop

    Contributed by Dr. David Constable, Science Director, ACS Green Chemistry Institute®   Over the past five years or so there has been growing public awareness and increasing attention being paid to how socie...
  • Message from the Director - Celebrating the Winners of the 2018 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

    The American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute® was thrilled to host the Green Chemistry Challenge Awards ceremony in Washington, DC this week!  ACS GCI coordinated this year’s nomination and ...