International Journal of Chemical Studies
Vol. 5, Issue 4 (2017)
Green chemistry as a tool for green economy
Author(s): Prabal Giri and Churala Pal
Abstract: The impact that the second principle of green chemistry – Synthetic methods should be designed to maximize the incorporation of all materials in the process into the final product has had over the last 25 years on the fundamental values and efficiency of chemicals manufacture is reviewed. It has played a major role in focusing the attention of the chemical industry world-wide, and particularly the pharmaceutical industry, on the problem of waste generation in chemicals manufacture. It precipitated a paradigm shift in how efficiency in organic synthesis is assessed and it provided the impetus for developing cleaner, more sustainable processes. The principle is also at the heart of the current drive towards a waste-free, circular economy.
Pages: 691-694 | 467 Views 11 Downloads
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Prabal Giri, Churala Pal. Green chemistry as a tool for green economy. Int J Chem Stud 2017;5(4):691-694.