Growing Green Chemistry in Oregon
Oregon Environmental Council and Zero Waste Alliance are co-hosting an event to explore innovation through the use of green chemistry in Oregon.
Oct 13, 2010
from 07:30 am to 09:30 am
|Where||University of Oregon White Stag Building, 70 NW Couch Street, Portland, Oregon 97209|
|Contact Name||Colin Price|
|Contact Phone||503-222-1963 x117|
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Join Oregon Environmental Council and Zero Waste Alliance to learn about green chemistry and how it can help Oregon businesses create and produce cleaner, safer chemicals, materials and products.
Oregon companies are already using green chemistry to make greener footwear, plywood and cleaning products—and there are even more opportunities for businesses in the state to boost their environmental performance, competitiveness, and profitability. Green chemistry can help expand Oregon's knowledge-based economy and strengthen our nationally-recognized leadership in sustainable industries.
Take advantage of this opportunity to learn about the benefits of green chemistry from leading experts including:
- Paul Anastas, Assistant Administrator, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- John Frazier, Director of Considered Chemistry, Nike, Inc.
- Jim Hutchison, Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Oregon
- Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
- University of Oregon
- Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Portland State University
- Kent Snyder
- Neil Kelley Inc.
- Vernier Software & Technology
- Zero Waste Alliance