Friday, November 2, 2012

Great Lakes Green Chemistry Conference

Nov 2: U.S. EPA announced the first Great Lakes Green Chemistry Conference, followed by the GreenScreen(tm) Training for Safer Chemicals. According to the announcement, the use of Green Chemistry and Engineering in the market strategies of businesses throughout the Great Lakes region is growing as companies look for ways to meet consumer demand for products and processes that are more sustainable. Participants will include representatives 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. The conference will be held November 13-15, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago.
    Participants will: 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; Hear from businesses who have successfully used the framework of green chemistry who will talk about what the benefits for their businesses have been; Are public-private partnerships the wave of the future? Hear from the leaders who are building these partnerships today; and Take advantage of working sessions to identify technical assistance needs and develop resources to promote Green Chemistry in the Great Lakes region.
    Access complete details including registration, fees, agenda, etc. (click here).
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