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Sunday, January 08, 2017
Where does someone become educated to Green Chemistry?
Green Chemistry programs have been instituted in nearly half of the USA's universities and colleges.
University of Alabama; Center for Green Manufacturing Research center focused on ionic liquids, biorenewables, novel separation strategies and more.
Hendrix College; Toad Suck Institute for Green Organic Chemistry Green chemistry incorporated into bachelor's curriculum
University of California, Berkeley; The Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry Innovative courses for chemistry and engineering majors and nonmajors, green labs, and applied research
California Institute of Technology Courses focusing on global environmental issues and solutions and biocatalysis research...
Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia and Washington.
Prevents pollution at the molecular level
Is a philosophy that applies to all areas of chemistry, not a single discipline of chemistry
Applies innovative scientific solutions to real-world environmental problems
Results in source reduction because it prevents the generation of pollution
Reduces the negative impacts of chemical products and processes on human health and the environment
Lessens and sometimes eliminates hazard from existing products and processes
Designs chemical products and processes to reduce their intrinsic hazards
The fact that some universities have not applied "Green Chemistry" to their curriculum doesn't mean they won't in the future.