Center for Green Chemistry & Green Engineering at Yale
Taking sustainability to the molecular level, the Center supports chemists and engineers whose scientific and technological breakthroughs are crucial to the future success of the human economy.
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Green Chemistry can be defined as the “design of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the use and generation of hazardous substances”. (P.T. Anastas and J. C. Warner. Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice, 1998.)
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