Applying the Principles of Green Chemistry to Polymer Production Technology

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  • Marc A. Dubé,

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    1. Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Centre for Catalysis Research and Innovation, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    • Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Centre for Catalysis Research and Innovation, University of Ottawa, OttawaONCanada

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  • Somaieh Salehpour

    1. Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Centre for Catalysis Research and Innovation, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
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Abstract

The 12 principles of green chemistry are reviewed and applied specifically to polymer production. Examples of how the principles relate to current practice in polymer reaction engineering and which areas show the greatest potential impact for implementation of these principles are discussed. This paper does not attempt to be exhaustive but rather to target specific areas for further development.mren201300103-gra-0001

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