Green chemistry alliance has tool to evaluate chemical sustainability

03/24/2010 | ICIS News (U.K.)

Specialty-chemicals maker Cytec Industries and product life-cycle firm Sopheon have launched the iSUSTAIN Green Chemistry Index, an online tool that provides a mechanism "to generate a sustainability-based score for chemical products and processes," based on green chemistry principles, according to the project's Web site. Evaluating factors include waste generation, energy use, and the health and environmental effects of subjected materials.

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