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  1. Environmentally Friendly Syntheses Using Ionic Liquids

    Edited by Jairton Dupont, Toshiyuki Itoh, Pedro Lozano, Sanjay Malhotra

    Series: Sustainability

    Increased environmental consciousness within the scientific community has spurred the search for environmentally friendly processes as alternatives to conventional organic solvents. In the past two decades, numerous advances—including the use of ionic liquids—have made it possible to develop...

    Published October 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. A Novel Green Treatment for Textiles

    Plasma Treatment as a Sustainable Technology

    By Chi-wai Kan

    Series: Sustainability

    Industries worldwide have been impacted by environmental regulations, economics, and ultimately consumers, which has led to more thought about the development of sustainable products. The textile industry is no exception. The preparation, dyeing, and finishing of textile fibres requires large...

    Published September 1st 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Green Organic Chemistry in Lecture and Laboratory

    Edited by Andrew P. Dicks

    Series: Sustainability

    The last decade has seen a huge interest in green organic chemistry, particularly as chemical educators look to "green" their undergraduate curricula. Detailing published laboratory experiments and proven case studies, this book discusses concrete examples of green organic chemistry teaching...

    Published August 28th 2011 by CRC Press

  4. Microwave Heating as a Tool for Sustainable Chemistry

    Edited by Nicholas E. Leadbeater

    Series: Sustainability

    Shorter reaction times, higher product yields, and enhanced selectivity are some of the advantages microwave heating has over conventional methods, causing its use to transition from a curiosity to mainstream, both in industrial and academic settings. Microwave Heating as a Tool for Sustainable...

    Published September 1st 2010 by CRC Press

  5. Green Chemistry for Environmental Sustainability

    Edited by Sanjay K. Sharma, Ackmez Mudhoo

    Series: Sustainability

    When the Nobel Prize Committee recognized the importance of green chemistry with its 2005 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, this relatively new science came into its own. Although no concerted agreement has been reached yet about the exact content and limits of this interdisciplinary discipline, there...

    Published July 18th 2010 by CRC Press

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Catalysis for Sustainability: Goals, Challenges, and Impacts
    Edited by Thomas P. Umile, Ph.D
    To Be Published August 7th 2015

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