Technology Compendium and Guidance Document Now Available
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The Periodic Table of the Elements of Green and Sustainable Chemistry
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‘Father of Green Chemistry’ Paul Anastas Wins the 2021 Volvo Environment Prize
Paul Anastas, a Yale professor, and pioneer in developing non-hazardous chemicals, wins the 2021...
What We Do
What We Do
The Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering at Yale is committed to improving the world today and for future generations through outstanding research and scholarship, education, and practice by providing practical, innovative solutions to sustainability challenges while simultaneously meeting social, economic, and environmental goals.
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.)