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The Nexus Blog and Newsletter is published by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® to connect and expand the global green chemistry and engineering community. Learn more about us: www.acs.org/gci.
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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 quantities of discarded plastic items piling up

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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 chemistry in all sectors of the economy. Through

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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 highlights and insights on the program.

What are yo

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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 be easy to miss a session you wish you had att

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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 society might move towards a Circular Economy. Organizati

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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 review process in selecting the 2018 recipients:

Tom Co

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Highlights of the Interactive Discussions, Part 2: Metrics - Advances and Limitations in Determining the Greenness of Drug Manufacturing

By Frank Roschangar, Director, Process Research & Global External Chemistry Management, Chemical Development US, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals

The 22nd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference in Portland, Oregon in June 2018 featured a new i

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Highlights from the Interactive Discussions – Part I

One of the new elements of the GC&E Conference this year was a morning dedicated to Interactive Discussions—a different session format aimed to engage participants in discussions and actively explore new approaches and tools. Feedback from participants wa

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Contributed by Paul D. Thornton, Development Scientist, GreenCentre Canada, and Laura M. Reyes, Career Development Leader, Chemical Institute of Canada

We have organized a full-day session at this year’s GC&E conference called "Accelerating Development of

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Organized by Jennifer Y. Tanir, M. Barclay Satterfield, Robert Giraud, George Cobb, and David Constable (members of ACS Committee on Environmental Improvement)

We cordially invite conference attendees to participate in an interactive, 1-day workshop, "Char

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The symposium "Chemistry in Water – Following Nature’s Lead" honors the winners of the 2018 Peter J. Dunn award by the ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable: Prof. Sachin Handa, University of Louisville, and Prof. Bruce Lipshutz, University of California, San

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This Monday afternoon session will highlight industry innovations based on green chemistry and engineering principles, focusing on the development and design process. Case studies will be presented to illustrate how companies in different sectors have suc

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Effective and inherently safer chemical products and processes are the obvious choice over their hazardous counterparts. The market appears to agree, with one forecasting analysis predicting that alternative chemical products, i.e., those made with inhere

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Global Green Chemistry Initiative – Building Green Chemistry Capacity Around the World with UNIDO and Community

The Center for Green Chemistry & Green Engineering at Yale is collaborating with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on a three-year project to increase the general global awareness and capacities on deployable green chemistry i

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Interested in learning more about green chemistry at New Orleans? You can find symposia on green chemistry and sustainability by searching the online program or mobile app, or by browsing Technical Sessions, click on Filter by Themes, check and apply gree

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