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UofT Demonstrates its Commitment to Sustainable Chemistry

“We’re very pleased and proud to announce that the Chemistry Department has recently joined the Green Chemistry Commitment (GCC)!” – Dr. Andy Dicks, University of Toronto, Associate Professor… 443 more words

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Identifying "green chemistry" industrialisation barriers through case-studies

Nitesh Mehta

Convenor of Industrial Green Chemistry World and Founder – Director of Newreka Green Synth Technologies Pvt Ltd


Identifying “green chemistry” industrialisation barriers through case-studies… 35 more words

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Just Shut It!

By James LaFortune and Shawn Postle, Members-at-large for the GCI

The Green Chemistry Initiative (GCI) and the University of Toronto constantly strive to reduce the environmental impact inherent to research in the Chemistry Department.  405 more words

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New book chapter on Microwaves in Green Chemistry

Since the first publications on the use of microwave irradiation in synthetic chemistry, it was clear that this methodology would have a marked influence in all areas of this discipline. 108 more words

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Green Chemistry: From the Bench Top to Industry, A Chemical Engineer’s Perspective

By Cynthia Cheung, Member-at-Large for the GCI

As a chemist, do you ever think about how to scale up your chemical reactions, or your chemical processes? 544 more words

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Flow Grignard and Lithiation: Screening Tools and Development of Continuous Processes for a Benzyl Alcohol Starting Material

Efficient continuous Grignard and lithiation processes were developed to produce one of the key regulatory starting materials for the production of edivoxetine hydrochoride. For the Grignard process, organometallic reagent formation, Bouveault formylation, reduction, and workup steps were run in continuous stirred tank reactors (CSTRs). 194 more words

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Leading by Example in the Lab

By Ian Mallov, Co-Chair for the GCI

Ask a scientist what their greatest satisfaction is from research.  Most will probably tell you something along the lines of “the pursuit and discovery of new knowledge.” 741 more words

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