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Synthesis: Global Environmental Impact and Concern

Mohammad Asif, Mohd Imran


The general growing awareness towards the environment has made industries to reframe their synthetic approaches so as to cause minimal affect on the environment. The major question in present scenario is how we can synthesize with minimal impact on environment. The major challenges before the researchers are, handling of waste and its treatment, designing of environmentally benign procedures, preservation and reutilization of the limited resources and lastly to increase the efficiency of the procedure. A great many environment friendly strategies were invented by chemists after the introduction of concept of “Green Chemistry” by Paul Anastas in 1998. Green Chemistry stated as attentive effort of dismissing or reducing the use and formation of hazardous chemicals in the synthesis and application of chemical substances.

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