Green chemistry is the utilisation of a set of principles that reduces or eliminates the use or generation of hazardous substances in the design, manufacture and application of chemical products. Life cycle assessment, (LCA), is a technique used to assess the environmental footprints and human health impacts of products in their entire life cycle from cradle to grave. To meet the goals of sustainability, green chemistry should be studied from a life-cycle perspective and this series demonstrates the application and evaluation of LCA in green chemistry.
By Sanjay K. Sharma
March 04, 2023
Fluoride in water is a controversial topic that has been the subject of much discussion but short on documented scientific information. Fluoride at very low levels in drinking water and the use of fluoridated toothpaste have been of unquestionable value in the prevention of tooth decay. ...