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Chapter 2 - Green Chemistry . A basic intro From Chapter 2...

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Unformatted text preview: Green Chemistry . A basic intro From Chapter 2 The anthrosphere may be defined as that part of the environment made or modified by humans and used for their activities. Structures used for dwellings Structures used for manufacturing, commerce, education, and other activities Utilities, including water, fuel, and electricity distribution systems, and waste distribution systems , such as sewers Structures used for transportation, including roads, railroads, airports, and waterways constructed or modified for water transport Structures and other parts of the environment modified for food production, such as fields used for growing crops and water systems used to irrigate the fields Machines of various kinds, including automobiles, farm machinery, and airplanes Structures and devices used for communications, such as telephone lines or radio transmitter towers Structures associated with extractive industries, such as mines or oil wells Key sectors to consider Engineering Infrastructure Dwellings Transportation Communications Food and Agriculture Manufacturing Manufacturing Automation Robotics Computers affects on the anthrosphere. Steps to take. . A more compatible living environment But who decides??????? Green chemistry can be defined as the sustainable, safe, and nonpolluting practice of chemical science and manufacturing in a manner that consumes minimum amounts of materials and energy while producing little or no waste material.no waste material....
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2011 for the course ENVS 4101 taught by Professor Portier during the Spring '10 term at LSU.

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Chapter 2 - Green Chemistry . A basic intro From Chapter 2...

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