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Water Extract of Banana: The Tasty Fruit for Efficient Green Chemistry

By Matt Gradiski, Member-at-Large for the GCI

Bananas. They’re a fantastic healthy snack, delicious to bake into bread or flavour medicine, and even the choice speak-and-spell for singer Gwen Stefani. 562 more words

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Dr. Francesca Paradisi to give a seminar on "Flow biocatalysis" (April 12)

April 12, 14.30 (LAVOB205): please join us for the seminar of our group for which the speaker is Dr. Francesca Paradisi (University of Nottigham).

Francesca Paradisi is an Associate Professor in Biocatalysis and Enzyme Engineering in the School of Chemistry at the University of Nottingham. 247 more words


International Women's Day 2018

International Women’s Day 2018
Today my thoughts are centered on my brave beautiful daughter who is just recovering from breast cancer surgery. She has excellent prospects for a full and happy life, but I think of the many women who do not have such excellent care. 940 more words


Veggie (Scrap) Tales – Are plant-based polymers the answer to our plastic conundrum?

By Molly Sung, Secretary for the GCI

Plastic is one of the most ubiquitous materials on the planet. Everything from our toothbrushes, to pens, take-out containers, or parts used in the automotive or aeronautic industries are made from plastic. 975 more words

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Chemistry for Zero – Towards Circular Economy

“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players”

As You Like It, Act II, Scene VII, William Shakespeare

As we embark on One Planet Week and One Planet Living let me begin with a connection between William Shakespeare and Green Chemistry.  

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Sludge Treatment Chemicals Market Is Projected To Post A 5.5% CAGR Of Over The Forecast Period

Sludge Treatment Chemicals Market: Global Historical Growth (2012-2016) & Future Outlook (2017-2024) Demand Analysis & Opportunity Evaluation

The global sludge treatment chemicals market is segmented by type into flocculants, coagulants, disinfectants and others (antifoamers and biocides). 689 more words

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Glycoside Hydrolases: A Doorway to Alternative Energy

By Namrata Jain, GreenChem UBC (Invited post!)

Biofuels, in particular bioethanol, are widely accepted as carbon-neutral fuels1, meaning they have no net greenhouse gas emissions; the amount of carbon dioxide produced during their combustion equals the amount fixed from the atmosphere while the plants grow. 655 more words

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