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Green Chemistry and chemical process improvement

This package provides an overview of Green Chemistry & Chemical process improvement techniques, with specific guidance on how to identify hazardous chemicals and select safer ones, apply best practices in a chemical manufacturing plant, and to improve resource efficiency and reduce VOC emissions in processes through improved cleaning techniques. 

The package topics are:

1. Green Chemistry
2. Chemical process improvement

This package explains how users can assess intrinsic chemical hazards and RECP challenges in the company. The package can be used in the hotspots identification phase and in the selection of innovative options.

Target audience: This package is addressed to consultants working with producers of chemicals, formulators of chemicals, and industrial users of chemicals. It is primarily aimed at R&D and production managers, as well as managers in charge of safety, health and environment.

Companies are advised to give priority to legal standards. If no national legal framework is available, the recommendations provided in this toolkit can be used.

We also advise a user to visit the Chemical Leasing toolkit.  Chemical Leasing is a sustainable chemicals service solution that promotes the sound management of chemicals and chemical waste. More...