Join leaders from industry, academia, government, non-profits, U.S. EPA Region 5, and those involved in the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable’s Safer Chemistry Challenge Program for one or both of these exciting events:
November 13 – 14: Catching the Wave – Green Chemistry and Economic Development in the Great Lakes Region
Learn first-hand about the business case for Green Chemistry and Engineering and how companies can take advantage of technical assistance opportunities to help them move forward in their own effort to promote sustainability.
“EPA congratulates the 2012 winners for designing, developing, and implementing these innovative green chemistry technologies that will help create more sustainable industries and greener, safer products to protect people’s health and the environment,” said Jim Jones, EPA’s acting assistant administrator for the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention.
“Students in the classroom today are tomorrow’s politicians and tomorrow’s leaders and tomorrow’s scientists and tomorrow’s consumers and what we teach them is gonna have impact that is just exponential for the future of society.” Dr. John Warner, Beyond Benign.
Hear about how four Minnesota colleges are incorporating green chemistry into the classroom through EPA funded “Green Chemistry and Design College Curriculum Grant Projects.”
Minneapolis, MN (01/05/11) – The Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs’ Center for Science, Technology and Public Policy will host a conference exploring the benefits of gren chemistry for businesses, our economy, public health, and the environment from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 7, at the Humphrey Center. Registration is closed, but the conference is open to the press.