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Methane for Supper: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Industrial Microbes
October 20, 2017 – 5:31 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  iMicrobes designs and builds microorganisms, including industrial strains of bacteria and yeast to produce chemicals from natural gas and carbon dioxide. Their green, bio-based methods are “more cost effective than sugar …

Postgraduate Summer School on Green Chemistry — July 7-14, 2018 — Venice, Italy
October 19, 2017 – 3:46 pm | No Comment
Postgraduate Summer School on Green Chemistry    —   July 7-14, 2018   —   Venice, Italy

(International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry)  The present edition of the Postgraduate Summer School on Green Chemistry will be managed by IUPAC Interdivisional Committee on Green Chemistry for Sustainable Development (ICGCSD).
This edition of the Post-graduate Summer …

2017 Green Chemistry Student Chapter Award Winners Announced
October 19, 2017 – 3:32 pm | No Comment

(American Chemistry Society Green Chemistry Institute) What better place than the classroom for green chemistry – the “field open for innovation, new ideas, and revolutionary progress” – to flourish? In the years since its inception, green chemistry …

Kenneth G. Hancock Memorial Award Applications Due February 17, 2017
December 28, 2016 – 7:08 pm | No Comment

This award, administered by ACS the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® and sponsored by the ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry and the National Institute of Standards & Technology, provides national recognition to students with outstanding contributions to furthering …

Joseph Breen Memorial Fellowship
December 28, 2016 – 7:06 pm | No Comment

This award, administered by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute®, will sponsor one or more young international green chemistry scholars to participate in a green chemistry technical meeting, conference, or training program. Awardees are reimbursed up to $2,000 …

ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry & Sustainable Energy — June 20-27, 2017 — Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado.
December 28, 2016 – 7:01 pm | No Comment
ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry & Sustainable Energy   —  June 20-27, 2017   —  Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado.

Deadline for applying is 11:59 PM (Eastern Standard Time) on January 17, 2017.  The 2017 American Chemical Society (ACS) Summer School on Green Chemistry & Sustainable Energy will allow students to explore scientific solutions to …

Pest Be-Gone: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Crop Enhancement
December 7, 2016 – 12:12 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Founded by Dr. David Soane, a renowned serial entrepreneur and inventor in the field of materials science and surface chemistry, Crop Enhancement is developing formulations that employ advanced and environmentally friendly …

EPA Calls for Nominations for 2017 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards DEADLINE: December 31, 2016
October 19, 2016 – 3:29 pm | No Comment

(Environmental Protection Agency)  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced its call for nominations for the 2017 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards for companies or institutions that have developed a new process or product …

Inside EPA Reports On Loss Of Green Chemistry Provision From TSCA Reform
July 22, 2016 – 1:09 pm | No Comment

by Lynn L. Bergeson (Bergeson & Campbell/BRAG) On July 1, 2016, Inside EPA published “Committee Jurisdiction Issues Blocked Green Chemistry From TSCA Reform,” an article discussing the passage of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) law and …

Climate Opportunities: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
June 24, 2016 – 1:39 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Through The Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes landmark green chemistry technologies developed by industrial pioneers and leading scientists that turn climate risk and other environmental problems into …

Verdezyne, CB&I, Albemarle, Dow AgroSciences, Newlight Technologies Land 2016 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
June 24, 2016 – 12:51 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Washington, the EPA announced that Verdezyne, CB&I, Albemarle, Dow AgroSciences, Newlight Technologies and Princeton Professor Paul Chirik are winners of the 2016 Presidential Green Chemistry Awards.
Though less well-known than …

EPA Honors CB&I with Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award
June 14, 2016 – 11:20 am | No Comment

(CB&I/PR Newswire)   CB&I (NYSE: CBI) today announced it has been awarded the 2016 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its AlkyClean® process technology, a solid acid catalyst alkylation technology …

Levulinic Acid as a New Platform for Green Chemistry: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to GF Biochemicals
May 18, 2016 – 3:02 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In February, GFBiochemicals announced at ABLC 2016 that it has acquired the assets and intellectual property of Segetis, a US-based, venture-backed levulinic acid derivatives producer Segetis has more than 50 patents …

Student Awards in Green Chemistry Applications due February 19th
January 25, 2016 – 8:07 pm | No Comment

(American Chemical Society) Green Chemistry Student Awards – Apply by February 19, 2016
The Joseph Breen Memorial Fellowship and Kenneth G. Hancock Memorial Award sponsor young international green chemistry scholars to participate in the 20th Annual Green …

Commercializing Biobased Products: Opportunities, Challenges, Benefits, and Risks (RSC Green Chemistry)
November 24, 2015 – 11:12 am | No Comment

by Seth W Snyder (Editor, Contributor), James H Clark (Editor), George Kraus (Series Editor), Gene Peterson (Contributor), Beth Calabotta (Contributor), Stephen Hughes (Contributor), Robert E. Kozak (Contributor) & 14 more (Royal Society of Chemistry) Biobased …

Green Chemistry Innovation Portal Is a Free Resource
October 29, 2015 – 5:54 pm | No Comment

The Green Chemistry & Commerce Council and the ACS Green Chemistry Institute®have partnered to create a new online platform for green chemistry professionals to share information and collaborate on research and innovative technologies.The Green Chemistry …

WEBINAR: Ask the Innovators Q&A Session: Green Chemistry Innovation Forum — November 10
October 29, 2015 – 5:51 pm | No Comment
WEBINAR:  Ask the Innovators Q&A Session: Green Chemistry Innovation Forum  —  November 10

The Green Chemistry & Commerce Council and the ACS Green Chemistry Institute®have partnered to create a new online platform for green chemistry professionals to share information and collaborate on research and innovative technologies.The Green Chemistry …

EPA Honors Winners of the 20th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards/Innovative Technologies Tackle Climate Change, Water, and Chemical Issues
July 13, 2015 – 1:12 pm | No Comment

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing landmark green chemistry technologies developed by industrial pioneers and leading scientists that turn climate risk and other environmental problems into business opportunities, spurring …

Elsevier’s Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge Opens for Submissions on June 1, 2015
May 30, 2015 – 8:46 am | No Comment

(Elsevier)  Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced its first Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge. As the world’s population quickly approaches 9 billion, the strain on the …

USDA, DOE Farm and Fuels Funding Updates
February 27, 2015 – 6:35 pm | No Comment

(Environmental and Energy Study Institute) USDA and DOE announced a raft of grant and loan opportunities and funded projects, many of them funded through the 2014 Farm Bill. On February 20, the U.S. Department of Energy’s …

2nd International Conference on Past and Present Research Systems of Green Chemistry September 14-16, 2015 Florida
February 11, 2015 – 11:10 am | No Comment
2nd International Conference on Past and Present Research Systems of Green Chemistry September 14-16, 2015 Florida

Green Chemistry-2015 takes immense pleasure to invite you all to be a part of this meeting which will focus on current trends and emerging issues in Green Chemistry. This OMICS Group International Conference desideratum is to …

CALL FOR PAPERS: 19th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E) July 14-16, 2015 N. Bethesda, MD DEADLINE: March 23, 2015
January 17, 2015 – 5:33 pm | No Comment
CALL FOR PAPERS: 19th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E) July 14-16, 2015 N. Bethesda, MD   DEADLINE:  March 23, 2015

The 19th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E), will be held July 14-16, 2015 in the Washington DC area. As the longest running green chemistry conference in the United States, GC&E invites scientists, decision-makers, …

York’s Contribution to International Biofuel Research Is Recognised by Brazil.
December 18, 2014 – 4:40 pm | No Comment

(Biorenewables Development Centre)  Brazil’s National Laboratory of Science and Technology of Bioethanol (CTBE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC), based in York. Brazil is the world’s largest producer …

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS, POSTERS: 7th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry (GSC-7) and 4th JACI/GSC Symposium July 5-8, 2015 Tokyo, Japan DEADLINE: February 6, 2015
December 11, 2014 – 4:22 pm | No Comment
CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS, POSTERS:  7th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry (GSC-7) and 4th JACI/GSC Symposium July 5-8, 2015 Tokyo, Japan   DEADLINE:  February 6, 2015

With the purpose of promoting chemical technology innovation for sustainable development, the JACI/GSC Symposium is held in Japan annually by JACI, while the International GSC Conference is held biennially on a rotating basis in the …

7th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry (GSC-7) and 4th JACI/GSC Symposium July 5-8, 2015 Tokyo, Japan
December 11, 2014 – 4:18 pm | No Comment
7th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry (GSC-7) and 4th JACI/GSC Symposium       July 5-8, 2015     Tokyo, Japan

With the purpose of promoting chemical technology innovation for sustainable development, the JACI/GSC Symposium is held in Japan annually by JACI, while the International GSC Conference is held biennially on a rotating basis in the …

Green Chemistry: The Nexus Blog
December 11, 2014 – 4:09 pm | No Comment

by David Constable (American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute®)    Last week I attended and spoke at a Materials Research Society meeting. It was very interesting despite having only a short time to spend there, but …

EPA Calls for Nominations for 20th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award
November 13, 2014 – 2:58 pm | No Comment

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)  Program adds award to address climate change and promote energy efficiency
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced its call for nominations for the 2015 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards for …

Robust Economic Opportunities in the U.S. Biobased Economy
October 21, 2014 – 6:01 pm | No Comment

by Brent Erickson (Biofuels Digest/Biotechnology Industry Organization)  A report released a couple of weeks ago by the USDA’s BioPreferred Program, “Why Biobased?,” provides a very positive overview of economic opportunities in the emerging biobased economy. …

2013-2014 Student Chapter Green Chemistry Award Winners
October 20, 2014 – 4:23 pm | No Comment

by amandanurmi (ACS Green Chemistry: The Nexus Blog)  Throughout the 2013-2014 school year 97 undergraduate ACS Student Chapters achieved their goals to complete different green chemistry activities. To recognize their achievements, ACS Green Chemistry Institute® in …

EPA Honors the Winners of the 19th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards/ Winning Technologies Tackle Climate Change and Promote Energy Efficiency
October 16, 2014 – 3:14 pm | No Comment

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing landmark green chemistry technologies developed by industrial pioneers and leading scientists that turn climate risk into business opportunities, spurring innovation and economic development.
“From …

Will Green Chemistry Save Us from Toxification?
October 1, 2014 – 6:17 pm | No Comment

by Wayne Visser (The Guardian)  A swath of green chemistry initiatives could revolutionise the industry but just taking the toxic stuff out isn’t the answer, ingredients and design need to change
The ‘green’ label has been so …

The Chemistry Book I Wish I Had in College
September 18, 2014 – 12:09 pm | No Comment

by CBriddell  (Green Chemistry: The Nexus Blog)  Dr. Anne E. Marteel-Parrish of Washington University and Dr. Martin A. Abraham of Youngstown State University have put together a new textbook for general chemistry titled, “Green Chemistry …

Answers for Your Questions about the Bioeconomy, Biofuels, Renewable Chemicals and Bioproducts
August 14, 2014 – 6:01 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane  (Biofuels Digest)  … With great sessions at conferences, delegates are usually keen to get a hold of the powerpoint decks. But how do you get a hold of the great Q&A that follows …

Biofuel-Obsessed U.S. Seen Blowing ‘Historic Opportunity’ in Nascent Green Chemical Market
June 3, 2014 – 12:41 pm | No Comment

by Amanda Peterka (E&E reporter/Greenwire)  The United States may be losing a major opportunity to be a global leader in the growing market for green chemicals because of its overwhelming policy tilt toward biofuels, industry …

EPA Calls for 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Nominations / New Green Chemistry Technologies Promote New Products and Markets
March 18, 2014 – 1:12 pm | No Comment

(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is asking companies or institutions to nominate their innovative technologies for the 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. EPA is looking for nominations from companies …

Jolt! Bioeconomy Coalition of Minnesota aims to boost Chems and Advanced Biofuels Industries with New Policy Initiatives
January 20, 2014 – 8:24 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Minnesota, the Bioeconomy Coalition of Minnesota, who announced their 2014 Minnesota legislative agenda today at the Minnesota Green Chemistry Conference, is proposing the creation of a new production incentive …

Timberland, Seventh Generation Take Green Chemistry Mainstream
January 14, 2014 – 11:34 am | No Comment

by Monica Becker and Amy Perlmutter (GreenBiz.com)  … Now 10 organizations from the Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3), including Timberland, Valspar and Seventh Generation, will spearhead a one-year collaborative project aimed at bringing green chemistry into the mainstream.
The development follows …

Industrial Green Chemistry World December 6-8, 2013 Mumbai, India
September 3, 2013 – 2:37 pm | No Comment
Industrial Green Chemistry World December 6-8, 2013 Mumbai, India

What is IGCW?

A context beyond the theoretical understanding of ‘green’ chemistry
An attempt to bring forth technical know-how of green chemistry applications from the corridors of laboratories to the cauldrons of Industry
A platform to familiarize green …

EPA Calls for 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Nominations
February 22, 2013 – 6:23 pm | No Comment

(Environmental Protection Agency)   New green chemistry technologies grow markets and save businesses money.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the nominations for the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards for companies and institutions that …

6th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry (GSC-6) August 4-7, 2013 Nottingham, UK
December 18, 2012 – 7:27 pm | No Comment
6th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry  (GSC-6)    August 4-7, 2013  Nottingham, UK

The Local Organising Committee for the 6th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry (GSC-6) look forward to welcoming you to Nottingham, “The Home of Robin Hood” during the summer of 2013 (August 4-7) to …

Are Biofuels the Best Use of Our Limited Land Resources?
December 23, 2011 – 10:18 am | No Comment

by Tyler Hamilton (OilPrice.com)  …This isn’t just about corn; it’s also about how we choose to use agricultural residues, municipal organic waste, wood waste, algae biomass, and non-food crops.
Does it make sense to just burn …

Nominations Sought for 2012 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
December 10, 2011 – 1:25 pm | No Comment

(US Environmental Protection Agency)  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting nominations for the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. Green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that reduce both the use …

Industrial Green Chemistry World December 4-6, 2011 Mumbai, India
August 23, 2011 – 7:39 am | No Comment
Industrial Green Chemistry World    December 4-6, 2011   Mumbai, India

Industrial Green Chemistry World is India’s first flagship platform that brings together the mainstream issues concerning Green Chemistry and Green Engineering to all stakeholders of Chemical Industry.
Join us at the IGCW-2011 Symposium & Expo in …

Computational Chemistry Shows the Way to Safer Biofuels
August 1, 2011 – 5:13 pm | No Comment

(Science Blog)  …Now a study from the University of Copenhagen shows that it is possible to predict just how toxic the fuel will become without producing a single drop. This promises cheaper, faster and above …

Algae Companies Diversify Into Green Chemicals, Oils
August 1, 2011 – 9:48 am | No Comment

by Erica Gies (Forbes)  At first blush, algae seemed an ideal biofuel replacement for gasoline. Unlike ethanol, for example, it wouldn’t take food from the poor, utilize key agriculture lands, or require lots of pesticides. But …

Green Chemistry 201 Advanced Workshop August 30, 2011 Denver, CO
July 25, 2011 – 3:32 pm | No Comment
Green Chemistry 201 Advanced Workshop   August 30, 2011   Denver, CO

This half-day advanced workshop, sponsored by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute (ACS GCI), will take a deeper dive into case studies and tools of green chemistry. Participants will take a closer look at industrially implemented …

Green Chemistry 101 Workshop August 29, 2011 Denver, CO
July 25, 2011 – 3:29 pm | No Comment
Green Chemistry 101 Workshop   August 29, 2011   Denver, CO

his half-day workshop, sponsored by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute (ACS GCI), will introduce the concepts of green chemistry, show real-world examples, and make the business case for green chemistry. Learn about greener, safer alternatives, …