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Green Chemistry News Roundup: November 6-13, 2015

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It’s Not Easy Being a Green Chemist

November 13, 2015 | In These Times

Green chemistry seeks to answer questions about chemicals’ safety—their human and environmental health effects, as well as the amount of waste produced by their manufacture—before they enter the marketplace.

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The Rise of the Non-Toxic Buyer: 6 case studies on safer chemistry

November 12, 2015 | GreenBiz

Environmentally preferable purchasing (EPP) programs are increasingly taking into account the issue of toxicity, nudging buyers toward the purchase of products with less toxic chemistries.

Can Chemistry Save the World’s Cities? Science Symposium Urban Living: Day 2

November 12, 2015 | BASF

The latest research in chemistry and materials science could play a significant role in reshaping urban areas into more environmentally-friendly and livable places.

New deFUNKit Laundry Product Keeps Odors Out of Sportswear

November 11, 2015 | Press Release Rocket

First-of-its-kind permanent odor shield removes foul smells and blocks new ones from penetrating fabrics by ‘gluing’ natural deodorizers to clothing fibers at the molecular level.

USGBC Working Group Provides New LEED Guidance

November 11, 2015 | Proud Green Building

The U.S. Green Building Council’s Supply Chain outlines new resources for LEED buildings, rewarding green innovations. What's Fundamentally Reshaping Business?

Look to High School Chemistry

November 10, 2015 | GreenBiz

The global business context appears to be on the cusp of fundamental changes in expectations — of stakeholders and, in some parts of the world, of governments and regulators.

Environmental Working Group Launches Cosmetics Verification Program

November 9, 2015 | C&EN

Environmental Working Group launched a verification seal for personal care products intended to help consumers avoid toxic chemicals and contaminants that it says are commonly found in cosmetics.