Invited Lecture by Dr. Avtar Matharu, Dy. Director, Green Chemistry Centre of excellence, University of York, U.K.
Dr. Matharu delivered a talk on various aspects of Green Chemistry and its applications in various field. He discussed reduction or elimination of the use or generation of hazardous substances in the design, manufacture and application of chemical products. Green Chemistry underlies our commitment to potentially harmful technologies by developing alternative syntheses to prevent environmental pollution.
He emphasized on few key points:
How Green Chemistry may be beneficial to industry
Green Chemistry ultimately reduces cost and increases responsibility to the environment, the public and shareholders.
Green Chemistry is a cradle to grave approach.