Definitions for "Green Chemistry"
Design, development & implementation of chemical products & processes to reduce or eliminate the use & generation of substances hazardous to human health & the environment
a set of principles dedicated to creating more efficient industrial chemicals, drugs and products, driven by a mixture of political, economic and cultural factors
The use of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate substances hazardous to human health or the environment, creating no waste or generating only benign waste. Heterogeneous catalysis A chemical process in which the catalyst and the reactant are present in separate phases. Usually the catalyst is a solid, the reactants and products are in gaseous or liquid phases, and the catalytic reaction occurs on the surface of the solid.