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Green Chemistry:
"Green Innovations" Cover Story in C&E News, 7/12/2004
This article talks about Presidential awards which honor cleaner, cheaper, and smarter chemistry that delivers novel products and processes to prevent pollution.
http://pubs.acs.org/cen/coverstory/8228/8228greenchemistry.html

ACS Green Chemistry Institute
The Green Chemistry Institute is working to prevent pollution through chemistry research and education. This is known as green chemistry.
http://www.chemistry.org/portal/a/c/s/1/acsdisplay.html?DOC=greenchemistryinstitute%5cindex.html

ACS' Education Division, Green Chemistry web page
The American Chemical Society's Green Chemistry page offers a variety of resources on the subject. Green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the use and generation of hazardous substances.
http://www.chemistry.org/portal/a/c/s/1/acsdisplay.html?DOC=education\greenchem\index.html

ACS: Green Chemistry
Green Chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the use and generation of hazardous substances.
http://www.chemistry.org/portal/a/c/s/1/acsdisplay.html?DOC=education%5cgreenchem%5cindex.html

ACS: Green Chemistry Awards
One of the goals of the Green Chemistry Institute is to recognize outstanding contributions in green chemistry in an effort to increase implementation of green chemistry technologies. Awards programs are highly visible mechanisms for informing chemists and society at large about the benefits of green chemistry.
http://www.chemistry.org/portal/a/c/s/1/acsdisplay.html?DOC=greenchemistryinstitute%5Cawards.html

BASF honored with Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for UV-curable primer
Read about one of this year's winners of the Presidential Chemistry Challenge Award.
http://www.specialchem4coatings.com/news-trends/displaynews.aspx?id=3388

Canadian Green Chemistry Network
The Canadian chapter of The Green Chemistry Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to promote green chemistry to protect human health and environment.
http://www.greenchemistry.ca/

Centre for Green Chemistry
The mission of the Centre for Green Chemistry is to become a world leader for research, industrial collaboration and teaching in the field of Green Chemistry and to harness this expertise to enhance the international competitiveness of Australian industry.
http://www.chem.monash.edu.au/green-chem/

EPA OPPT Software: Green Chemistry Expert System
A tool currently under development by the U.S. EPA, which will allow users to build a green chemical process, design a green chemical, or survey the field of green chemistry.
http://www.epa.gov/oppt/software.htm

EPA's Green Chemistry Award Winners
Find out this years EPA's Green Chemistry Award Winners.
http://www.epa.gov/greenchemistry/past.html

EPA's Green Chemistry: Documents
A great list of documents provided by the EPA with all the information you need to know concerning Green Chemistry.
http://www.epa.gov/greenchemistry/documents.html

EPA's Green Engineering
Green Engineering is the design, commercialization and use of processes & products that are feasible & economical while reducing the generation of pollution at the source and minimizing the risk to human health and the environment.
http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/greenengineering/

EPA: Green Chemistry
Green chemistry is the use of chemistry for pollution prevention. More specifically, green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the use and generation of hazardous substances.
http://www.epa.gov/greenchemistry/

EPA: Green Chemistry Award Winners
Here is a list of the Green Chemistry Award winners from this year along with past years.
http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/greenchemistry/past.html

EPA: Green Chemistry Home Page
Here is the home page of EPA's Green Chemistry Program. The Mission of the program is to promote innovative chemical technologies that reduce or eliminate the use or generation of hazardous substances in the design, manufacture, and use of chemical products.
http://www.epa.gov/greenchemistry/

EPA: Green Chemistry Program Fact Sheet
Here is a great overview of what EPA is doing through its Green Chemistry Program.
http://www.epa.gov/greenchemistry/docs/general_fact_sheet.pdf

EPA: Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge
The Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge promotes pollution prevention through an EPA Design for the Environment partnership with the chemistry community. Through high level recognition and support, the Challenge promotes innovative developments in and uses of green chemistry for pollution prevention.
http://www.epa.gov/greenchemistry/presgcc.html

EPA: The 12 Principles of Green Chemistry
EPA provides a list of the 12 principles of Green Chemistry, as well as information regarding each one.
http://www.epa.gov/greenchemistry/principles.html

EPA: What is Green Chemistry?
Green chemistry is the use of chemistry for pollution prevention. More specifically, green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the use and generation of hazardous substances. Green chemistry is a highly effective approach to pollution prevention because it applies innovative scientific solutions to real-world environmental situations.
http://www.epa.gov/greenchemistry/whats_gc.html

GLRPPR: Green Chemistry Documents
Find a great list of links to documents with information on Green Chemistry.
http://www.glrppr.org/contacts/gltopichub.cfm?sectorid=28#documents

Green and Sustainable Chemistry Network (Japan)
The mission of the GSCN is to promote research and development regarding the Environment and Human Health and Safety, through the innovation of chemical technology.
http://www.gscn.net/

Green Chemistry (Journal)
The Green Chemistry journal provides a unique forum for the publication of original and significant cutting-edge research that is likely to be of wide general appeal. It welcomes all research that attempts to reduce the environmental impact of the chemical enterprise by developing a technology base that is inherently non-toxic to living things and the environment.
http://www.rsc.org/publishing/journals/gc/index.asp

Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
Here is an overview of the Green Chemistry Challenge Awards and what is required in order for consideration to win them.
http://www.raci.org.au/national/awards/greenchemistry.html

Green Chemistry Electronic Tools
Here are some great electronic resources with information concerning green chemistry.
http://www.chemistry.org/portal/a/c/s/1/general.html?DOC=greenchemistryinstitute%5Cpartners.html#electronic

Green Chemistry Expert System and Literature Database
The Green Chemistry Expert System and Literature Database allows users to build a green chemical process, design a green chemical, or survey the field of green chemistry (for both new and existing chemicals and their synthetic processes).
http://www.scitechresources.gov/Results/show_result.php?rec=1330

Green Chemistry Institute
The GCI is working to prevent pollution through chemistry research and education.
http://www.chemistry.org/portal/a/c/s/1/acsdisplay.html?DOC=greenchemistryinstitute\index.html

Green Chemistry Links
Here is a list of links to sites containing information about Green Chemistry.
http://www.chem.pitt.edu/acs-sa/GreenChemistryLinks.html

Green Chemistry Network
The main goal of the GCN is to promote awareness and facilitate education, training and practice of Green Chemistry in industry, commerce, academia and schools.
http://www.chemsoc.org/networks/gcn/

Green Chemistry Organizations
The National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center's list of green chemistry organizations.
http://www.nsfstc.unc.edu/green.htm

Green Chemistry Resources
The American Chemical Society provides great links to Green Chemistry resources on this page.
http://www.chemistry.org/portal/a/c/s/1/general.html?DOC=greenchemistryinstitute%5Cpartners.html#electronic

Green Chemistry Resources
A great list of links to a numerous amount of sites containing information about Green Chemistry.
http://www.zerowaste.org/resources/07b_gc_resources.htm

Green Chemistry: Science and Politics of Change
This document explores how green chemistry plays a huge role for the chemical industry.
http://www.rohmhaas.com/EHS/pdfs/gc.pdf

Green Chemistry: Tools and Literature
Looking for more information with regards to Green Chemistry? This is a great resource of tools and literature provided by the EPA.
http://www.epa.gov/greenchemistry/tools.html

Green Engineering Software
The software listed below is intended to provide academia and industry a compilation of risk assessment software tools used by EPA, such as those for risk screening, hazard, exposure, and fate estimation. Most of these can be downloaded directly at no cost. This compilation also includes some commercially available risk assessment/pollution prevention tools. These tools can assist engineers in the prioritization, design, and selection of greener processes and products.
http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/greenengineering/software.html

Indigo Development-Green Chemistry Information
During the last decade the field of Green Chemistry has rapidly evolved with strong support from major chemical companies, trade and professional associations, and the U.S.-Environmental Protection Agency. The central goal of this work is reduction of pollution from chemical production and end use and reduction of energy used in production.
http://www.indigodev.com/Grnchem.html

MV Solution Group: Green Chemistry
Learn why green chemistry is the way to go, what exactly it is, and green chemistry market applications.
http://www.mvssolutions.com/green.html

MVS Solutions- Green Chemistry Resources
A list of Green Chemistry and Related Resources courtesy of MVS Solutions.com.
http://www.mvssolutions.com/greenlinks.html

National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center: Environmentally Responsible Solvents and Processes
The goal of the National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center is to support multi-disciplinary, fundamental research to identify and enable sustainable processes and products using CO2-related technology.
http://www.nsfstc.unc.edu/about.htm

Pfizer: Environmental Initiatives and Opportunities: Green Chemistry
Here is a brief overview of Green Chemistry along with the ways that this company is implementing it into their practices to better improve the environment.
http://www.pfizer.com/ehs/initiatives/green_chemistry.html

Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
The Environmental Protection Agency recognizes innovative chemical technologies that incorporate green chemistry into the design, manufacture and use of chemicals. Green chemistry strives to develop alternate ways to synthesize industrial chemicals to reduce or prevent environmental pollutants.
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/hwtr/shoptalkonline/2004Winter/Pages/Chemistry%20Award.html

The Green and Sustainable Chemistry Network
The mission of the GSCN is to promote research and development regarding to Environment and Human Health and Safety, through the innovation of chemical technology.
http://www.gscn.net/indexE.html

The Green Business Letter
The Green Business Letter, founded in 1991, is the leading information source for companies, associations, universities, and others striving to integrate environmental thinking throughout their organizations in profitable ways.
http://www.greenbizletter.com/

The Lean and Green Supply Chain
Here is a Practical Guide for Materials Managers and Supply Chain Managers to Reduce Costs and Improve Environmental Performance.
http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/acctg/pubs/lean.pdf

University of Oregon Green Chemistry Program
The principles of green chemistry focus on reducing, recycling, or eliminating the use of toxic chemicals in chemistry by finding creative ways to minimize the human and environmental impact without stifling scientific progress. At Oregon, we are setting the stage for becoming a national center devoted to green chemistry education and research by developing innovative educational materials and research programs based on green chemistry principles.
http://www.uoregon.edu/~hutchlab/greenchem/

University of Oregon: Greener Education Materials
GEMs is an interactive collection of chemistry education materials focused on green chemistry.
http://greenchem.uoregon.edu/gems.html

University of Scantron Green Chemistry web page
At the University of Scranton we have been involved in bringing green chemistry into the classroom for we think it is essential that our future chemists are taught to view chemistry with a green tint. Learn more about what the University of Scantron is doing pertaining to Green Chemistry by visiting this site.
http://academic.scranton.edu/faculty/CANNM1/greenchemistry.html

Who's Who in the Green Chemistry World
The following is a list of people active in promoting the field of green chemistry and links to more information on their work.
http://www.uoregon.edu/~hutchlab/greenchem/beyondoregon.html

WUN Green Chemistry Research
A working party for Green Chemistry has been established, consisting of representatives from Illinois, Leeds, Penn State, Washington (Seattle) and York. On this page are links to more information concerning Green Chemistry research and more.
http://www.wun.ac.uk/research/greenchem/



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