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The field of Green Chemistry emerged in the early 1990s as an approach to using the power and potential of chemistry to design the next generation of products and processes such that they are good for humans, the environment, society, and the economy. Its innovations are felt around the world in improving the products of our daily lives, the way we make our medicines and grow our food, and how we generate and store our energy. In recent years, sustainable chemistry has been introduced to describe those important aspects beyond the science that are necessary for green chemistry to make a positive impact on the world at the scale and timeframe necessary to advance sustainability.
In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table of the Elements, a new metaphorical construct has been assembled to illustrate the “elements” that will be crucial on the path to a sustainable future. This is the basis of “The Periodic Table of the Elements of Green and Sustainable Chemistry.”
You can purchase the book on Amazon: The Periodic Table of the Elements of Green and Sustainable Chemistry