Sustainable “green” Chemistry


What are the twelve principles of green chemistry?

The twelve principles of green chemistry, as originally suggested by Paul Anastas and John Warner (and explained by us), are as follows:

You may notice that the twelve principles are focused closely on the practical synthesis and use of chemical products, and thus they may need to be adapted somewhat depending on the situation (e.g., basic chemical research, large-scale industrial production, nonsynthetic applications of chemistry, etc.).


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