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Sustainability by design

Watch this video to find out how chemists at the University of Nottingham are working with industry to develop sustainable solutions.

This video explains how academic chemists at Nottingham work with industry to develop innovative and sustainable solutions to our everyday needs and wants. Those of you in China can also view this video on our Tudou channel.

Think about: Look around your home or workplace at the items you use, or the activities you do, every day. Can Green Chemistry be applied to produce or do this more sustainably? Do some research and tell us what you find out. If you are stuck for ideas, try one of these:

  • Carpet
  • Photographs
  • Cooking dinner
  • Cleaning

Share your findings via a posting below, or link to your blog if you write one.

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