9Chemical Industry and Its Greening An Overview of Metrics

Many companies in chemical industry have been amazed to learn that replacement of dangerous and/or toxic chemicals leads not only to safety but also to greater profit.

Mark M. Green and Harold A. Wittcoff (2003a)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

The learning objectives for this chapter are as follows.

Learning Objectives Section Numbers
Become familiar with the scope of chemical industry and with selected categories of common industrial products 9.1
Become familiar with products of polymer industry 9.2
Learn about different types of polymers that are responsible for polymer properties 9.3
Learn about greening of the chemical industry via specific examples 9.4
  9.4.1
  9.4.2 ...

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