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Green Chemistry: Innovations for a Cleaner World

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The companion video for the text, Real-World Cases in Green Chemistry, features three Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award winning technologies: Rohm & Haas' Sea-Nine marine antifoulant, Donlar Corporation's thermal polyaspartic acid, and Carnegie Mellon University professor's TAML ™ hydrogen peroxide activator. The 15 minute video is suitable for the classroom, boardroom or living room to showcase green chemistry applications to significant industrial and environmental challenges.

Summary prepared March 2006 by Kathryn Parent at the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute.


Weise, E. Green Chemistry: Innovations for a Cleaner World (VHS), DVD, American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2000.

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Category Descriptors

Chemistry Concepts
  • Catalysis
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Kinetics
  • Oxidation/Reduction Chemistry
  • Polymerization
  • Toxicology
Green Chemistry Principles
  • Design for Degradation
  • Design Safer Chemicals and Products
  • Prevent Waste
  • Use Catalysts
Chemistry Subdiscipline
  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
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  • General Public
  • Secondary Schools
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