Paul Anastas Wins the 2021 Volvo Environment Prize

October 28, 2021

If you know what you’re looking for — examples of green chemistry are everywhere. They can be found on our walls where modern paints reduce toxic chemicals that are released when paint dries, and reduce toxins when paint is removed. They can be found in our medicine cabinets when processes used to make pharmaceutical products are streamlined to reduce the use of resources and release of waste. Or they may be found in your liquor cabinet, if you happen to have a bottle of Air Co., the world’s first-carbon negative vodka.

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