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Safer Alternatives

This is a directory of green chemistry and engineering technologies from around the world, developed by the Yale-UNIDO Global Green Chemistry Initiative. It provides a worldwide snapshot of technologies that are currently commercially available or are in the process of becoming commercially available. The selected technologies are applicable across a broad range of sectors and industries.

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Opus™ Platform for Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Twelve uses its Opus™ platform to transform CO₂, water, and renewable energy into hydrocarbons via CO₂ elec

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Biofuels

1,5-Pentanedianol Product Platform

Low-cost catalytic pathway to 1,5-PDO that produces no harmful byproducts from agricultural products developed by Pyr

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Petrochemicals

3D TRASAR™ Cooling System Chemistry and Control

Nalco Water, a branch of Ecolab Inc., has developed a technology that allows for the close monitoring of water in ind

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Nalco Water

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Water

4-Aminodiphenylamine (4-ADPA)

Synthetic methodology for the development of 4-ADPA.

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Flexsys America L.P.

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Bulk Chemicals

Activated Silk™

Activated Silk™ is a biodegradable, high-performance molecule bioharvested from natural silk protein with renewable e

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Evolved By Nature

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Consumer Products

AirCarbon

Plastic polymer made from the contact between methane-based gas mixture and common atmospheric gases.

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Newlight Technologies

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Plastics & Polymers

AIRMADE™

Carbon-negative alcohols and fuels. AIRMADE™ is patented process that imitates photosynthesis.

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Biofuels