Saturday, January 07, 2012

Greener Solvents

Green chemistry is a chemical philosophy encouraging the design of products and processes that reduce or eliminate the use and generation of hazardous substances.
There is growing interest in developing more environmentally acceptable processes in chemical or biotechnological industries. This trend towards what has become known as sustainable technologies can be defined as green chemistry and white biotechnology, when the emphasis is focussed on chemical or biotechnological processes, respectively

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