Sustainable “green” Chemistry


What is the role of the EPA in promoting green chemistry?

The United States EPA, or Environmental Protection Agency, has taken great efforts to promote green chemistry. The EPA offers numerous scholarships and awards to promote awareness of green chemistry and the observation of green principles in the chemical industry. It also undertakes efforts to educate the public on green chemistry and, more generally, on the effects of chemical products on human health and on the environment. The EPA also funds research on sustainable technologies and small-business innovation as well as the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute, which promotes partnerships with chemical industry.


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