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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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(Manual for) Environmental Assessment Tool For Organic Syntheses (EATOS) [PDF]
Abstract: This operating manual is for software that enables chemists to compare alternative chemical syntheses for their resource usage and potential environmental impact.
Source: (By J. Metzger, and M. Eissen).
Amgen Finds a Way to Put Wastewater to Good Use
Abstract: News article on Amgen's water conservation efforts (Kent County, RI). Amgen has found new uses for their reverse osmosis reject water, saving 160,000 gallons of water daily.
Source: The Providence Journal
Environmental Performance Metrics for Daily Use in Synthetic Chemistry [PDF]
Abstract: Describes a software tool, the Environmental Assessment Tool For Organic Syntheses (EATOS) that enables simple quantitative approach to enable chemists to compare alternative chemical syntheses on the lab bench with respect to their resource usage and the
Source: Chemistry, A European Journal
GlaxoSmithKline - Corporate Responsibility Report 2007 [PDF]
Abstract: Measures that GlaxoSmithKline is taking in pharmaceutical product design, to minimize environmental and life cycle impacts of their products and processes.
Green Chemistry Institute Pharmaceutical Roundtable
Abstract: [Requires registration] The Green Chemistry Institute (GCI) and global pharmaceutical corporations developed the roundtable to encourage innovation while catalyzing the integration of green chemistry and green engineering in the pharmaceutical industry.
Source: American Chemical Society
Industrial and Institutional Cleaners (GS-37) [PDF]
Abstract: Environmental standards and Greenseal-approved products for institutional cleaning.
Key Green Research Areas - A Perspective from Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
Abstract: Presentation from the Green Chemisty Institute's Pharmaceutical Roundtable p on their objectives, challenges, priorities, and activities to reduce life cycle and environmental impacts
Source: Green Chemisty Institute's Pharmaceutical Roundtable
Lab Waste Management Guidelines (Updated 2012) [PDF]
Abstract: These guidelines are geared for any type of lab (schools, research, clinical, biotech, analytical etc.) and some regulatory information pertains to King County, Washington, however, there are plenty of tips on waste reduction and safer alternatives.
Source: King County Local Hazardous Waste Management Program
Labs21 Energy Analysis
Abstract: Applies various energy-efficient strategies to a generic laboratory under four different climate conditions. The analysis can evaluate which energy-efficient measures reap the most benefits.
Source: Labs for the 21st Century
Medical Industry Waste Prevention Round Table
Abstract: Notes from a roundtable meeting discussing numerous waste prevention tips and ideas from medical and biotech industry representatives- with a focus on solvents, alcohol and formalin.
Source: Pollution Prevention Resource Center
Primary Containment for Biohazards: Selection, Installation and Use of Biological Safety Cabinets
Abstract: aelection, installation and use of biological safety cabinets.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and National Institutes of Health
Process and Environmental Technology Laboratory at Sandia [PDF]
Abstract: Describes how the design team for the new facility was able to reduce energy consumption by 40%.
Source: Laboratories for the 21st Century
Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Center, Energy Efficiency Upgrade
Abstract: Reduced lab energy consumption by 45% by upgrading building mechanical systems and incorporating renewable energy. Finance by an energy savings performance contract (ESPC).
Source: Labs for the 21st Century
Rummaging Through the Green Chemistry Toolbox
Abstract: Synopsis of presentations for green chemistry opportunities at pharmaceuticals, including solvent selection, green design for research and drug development, and more.
Source: Green Chemistry Institute
Solvent Selection Table
Abstract: Rowan University worked with Bristol-Meyers Squibb to obtain and compare chemical and environmental properties of over 50 solvents commonly used in specialty chemical and pharmaceutical industries.
Source: Rowan University
University of Delaware Shared Core Instrumentation Centers in the Life Sciences
Abstract: Description of capabilities and typical operations for biotech research.
Source: Delaware biotechnology Institute
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