What is green chemistry? Give its significance.
Definition: Green Chemistry is utilization of a set principles that reduces or eliminates the use or generation of hazardous substances in the design, manufacture and application of chemical product.
Significance of Green chemistry:
- A novel approach that blends the application of chemistry with economic growth and environmental preservation.
- To develop strategy for sustainable chemical process industries.
- Achieve conservation of limited resources through cost effectiveness and pollution prevention.
- Therefore basic axiom of Green chemistry is to design product and processes that reduce or eliminate the generation of all wastes
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