07 Jul '11, 5pm

Do you know the 12 principles of #greenchemistry? (by Dr John Warner & EPA's Dr Anastas) #sustainability

Do you know the 12 principles of #greenchemistry? (by Dr John Warner & EPA's Dr Anastas) #sustainability

You are here: EPA Home Research Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry Executive Message GEMS EPA Partner News EPA Research In the News Highlights From Our Blog EPA Grants Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry Green chemistry , also known as sustainable chemistry, is the design of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the use or generation of hazardous substances. Green chemistry applies across the life cycle of a chemical product, including its design, manufacture, and use. The 12 Principles of Green Chemistry, originally published by current EPA Assistant Administrator Paul Anastas, Ph.D. and John Warner, Ph.D. in Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice (Oxford University Press: New York, 1998), provide a road map for chemists to implement green chemistry. The twelve principles are: Prevention It’s better to prevent waste than to treat or clean up waste afte...

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