By Alexei Lapkin, David Constable
Quantifying the environmental effect of chemical applied sciences and items, and evaluating substitute items and applied sciences by way of their "greenness" is a tough activity. so one can characterise numerous facets of a posh phenomenon, a couple of diverse signs are chosen right into a metric. This publication outlines primary advancements in chemistry and chemical expertise that experience ended in the improvement of eco-friendly chemistry, eco-friendly chemical expertise, and sustainable chemical know-how thoughts, and supply a starting place for the improvement of the corresponding metrics. It contains various methods to metrics, and case examine examples in their purposes, and difficulties in practice.
eco-friendly Chemistry Metrics is aimed toward graduate scholars and researchers, practitioners and environmental managers in undefined, metrics builders, and governmental enterprises and NGOs within the zone of environmental defense and sustainability. the focus may be on chemical methods, but the ebook can be suitable to different sectors equivalent to strength, electronics, healthcare, nutrients and patron items.