Introduction to Green Chemistry

Introduction to Green Chemistry

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With roughly 5500 references, this book may be considered more of a treatise than a mere introduction to green chemistry. Using an unconventional approach, the author provides a broad but thorough review of the subject, covering traditional green chemistry topics such as catalysis, benign solvents, and alternative feedstocks before moving on to less frequently covered topics such as chemistry of longer wear and population and the environmental chemistry. Topics such as these highlight the importance of chemistry to everyday life and demonstrate the real benefits that wider exploitation of green chemistry can have for society.The consumer must remember that the lid or cap is often a different plastic from the rest of the container and must be conscientious in ... 140 This also simplifies what to do with scraps from the manufacturing and installation processes. ... An ingenious way has been found to remove the paint from old car bumpers of polypropylene before recycling.150 The bumper is cut into pieces, then run through aanbsp;...

Title:Introduction to Green Chemistry
Author:Albert Matlack
Publisher:CRC Press - 2001-04-03


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