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The Nexus Newsletter is a bi-monthly newsletter designed to connect the global green chemistry community, share information, and support the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® in its mission: to catalyze and enable the implementation of green and sustainable chemistry and engineering throughout the global chemical enterprise and across the Society.

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ACSGCI
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Recap of the 5th Asia-Oceania Conference

Contributed by Professor R. K. Sharma, University of Delhi, Honorary Secretary, Royal Society of Chemistry (London), North India Section Coordinator, Green Chemistry Network Centre

The 5th Asia-Oceania Conference, jointly organized by the Royal Society of

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ACSGCI
Valued Contributor II
Sustainable Approaches in the Dyeing and Textile Industry in India: Part 2

Recently we asked Dr. C.N. Sivaramakrishnan, a distinguished senior scientist from the Society of Dyes & Colorists in India to respond to some questions to give us a sense of the sustainability challenges and opportunities in the dyeing industry in India.

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ACSGCI
Valued Contributor II
Sustainable Approaches in the Dyeing and Textile Industry in India

Recently we asked Dr. C.N. Sivaramakrishnan, a distinguished senior scientist from the Society of Dyes & Colorists in India to respond to some questions to give us a sense of the sustainability challenges and opportunities in the dyeing industry in India.

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ACSGCI
Valued Contributor II
Chemists Have Solutions- So What's the Problem?

Contributed By Rui Resendes, Executive Director, GreenCentre Canada

I belong to a diverse group of technology professionals broadly referred to as “chemists.” As chemists (or chemical engineers) most of us would describe ourselves as manipulators of molecu

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savsullivan
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GC&E Highlights Endangered Elements in Hybrid Session

Every year, the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® Green Chemistry & Engineering (GC&E) Conference hosts a special online and in-person session on a hot issue in green chemistry. This "hybrid" session isn't your typical technical session—this free event is op

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Madzia_Foreiter
New Contributor
Green Chemistry Goes to Hong Kong with Gordon Research Meetings

Show how green your work is at Gordon Research Conference and Seminar on Green Chemistry in Hong Kong this year!

The Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry define our view of a sustainable future, with a key focus on designing chemical products and process

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ACSGCI
Valued Contributor II
More Than Hot Air: Finding Ways to Reuse Carbon Dioxide

Reusing the major greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) from industrial plants — rather than releasing its warming potential into the environment — is on the verge of becoming a commercial reality. Several large chemical companies in Germany and small start

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ACSGCI
Valued Contributor II
Industrial Green Chemistry World (IGCW) Hosts 180º Parallel Seminars

India's chemical industry has grown into a land of opportunities with its ever increasing manufacturing capacities. With prosperity comes problems that need immediate attention. India, like the rest of the world, has a huge responsibility to tackle pollut

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KathyFleming
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Bayer MaterialScience creating a better life for students, teachers, employees and the environment

A grant from The Bayer USA Foundation supported high school students for a summer of paid laboratory research in Pittsburgh and Houston through the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Project SEED. This effective program, that has served almost 10,000 econo

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CBriddell
Contributor II
Industrial Green Chemistry World (IGCW)

By Ms. Krishna Dave, Newreka

IGCW is an industrial initiative for bringing together the chemical industry to collectively expand its awareness on environmentally benign manufacturing practices and technologies. IGCW, as a context, is to go beyond the theor

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CBriddell
Contributor II
New Green Chemistry Articles from TSK Publishing

TKS, the Tekno Scienze editorial group, publishes a number of European-based peer-reviewed journals focusing on industrial applications, in line with TKS’s motto: “Science for Industry.” Every issue includes one or more monographic supplements entirely de

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j_goldsmith
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International Travel Fellowship Brings Young Green Chemists to U.S.

The Joseph Breen Memorial Fellowship is awarded to undergraduate through early career scientists who demonstrate outstanding research or educational interest in green chemistry. Breen Fellows receive financial support to participate in an international gr

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CBriddell
Contributor II
Dr. Joseph Fortunak: Green Chemistry and Equal Access to Medicines

“Everybody gets into chemistry because you want to help the world somehow,” says Dr. Joseph Fortunak. Motivated by this, Dr. Fortunak graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a PhD in Organic Chemistry and after a postdoctoral stint at Camb

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CBriddell
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How Green Chemistry Could Be Integrated into Existing Environmental Regulations in Brazil

Every year, students from all over the world come to the ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry & Sustainable Energy. This year, one student from Brazil, Thaíla de Mello Florêncio, took her knowledge gained from the program and co-authored a paper with her

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CBriddell
Contributor II
Is Green Chemistry Sustainable in South Africa?

By Dr. Vincent Nyamori and Dr. Werner Van Zyl, June 2012

Green chemistry is a philosophy that aims to reduce or eliminate the use and generation of waste and to maximise the efficiency of chemical products and processes. As such, green chemistry can be app

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