The Periodic Table of the Elements of Green and Sustainable Chemistry
Professors Paul Anastas and Julie Zimmerman recently published their new perspective article “...
Student Videos on Green Chemistry
Our Center hosted a student video competition at the 22nd Green Chemistry & Engineering...
Safer by Design: ‘Meta’ Review Examines Expanding Branches of Green Chemistry
Two decades after Paul Anastas introduced the 12 principles of green chemistry, a new review...
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The Yale-UNIDO Initiative: Successful completion of Awareness Raising Workshops
The Global Green Chemistry Initiative project team has just completed a series of Awareness...
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.)