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Transcript of Green Chemistry
What is Green Chemistry ?
Green Chemistry is the way to provide
the things we benefit from today in a
clean and sustainable way that does not hurt the planet.
Green Chemistry is all about....
Principles of Green Chemistry
2. Atom Economy
3. Safe Processes
4. Safer Solvents
5. Safer Chemicals
6. Energy Efficiency
7. Renewable Feed stocks
8. Reduce Derivatives
11. Real-time analysis
12. Accident Prevention
What can Green Chemistry do?
Safer design of chemical products and processes.
Lead to dramatic changes in how human react with daily basis
History of Green Chemistry
& Highlight events
Rachel Carson, writer and biologist and environmental conservation icon publishes the first 3 installments of "Silent Spring"
President Richard Nixon establishes the Citizen’s Advisory Committee on Environmental Quality
The Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA) is born
The control of pollution prevention is recognized, leading to the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics
The Pollution Prevention Act under the George H.W. Bush Administration is passed.
The phrase "Green Chemistry" invented by the chemist Paul Anastas by US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The EPA implements the Green Chemistry Program, processing of chemicals that lessen the negative environmental impact.
1995 - 1997
President Bill Clinton established the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
The Green Chemistry Institute is launched
Twelve principle of Green Chemistry established
2000 - Present
Major Green Chemistry awarded California Green Chemistry Initiative.
MISTRA´s Greenchem program is started
WHERE DOES ALL THE TRASH GO?
Think before what you do....
Major uses of Green Chemistry are.....
Toxins in the environment
Depletion of ozone layer
Effects of mining
Increasingly viable technologically and economicaly
Nanoscience & Technology
Preticides affect target organisms and degrade
to harmless product
Fertilizers are deigned to minimize usage
while maximizing effectiveness
Methods of using agricultural waste for
beneficial and profitable uses
Toxic in the environment
Substances that are toxic to humans,
will released at a cos of life, health
Ability to reduce hazard
QUIZ TIME ^_^
1. How many principles are there?
Name the first principle...
There are 12 principles
First principle is prevention
2. What year was the Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA) created?
3. Which president was in office when
the Pollution Prevention Act was passed?
George H.W Bush
4. Who wrote "Silent Spring"?
5. What is your favorite part of this presentation?
What will YOU do to make
the world GREENER?