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com/the 12 Principles of Green Che GREEN CHEMISTRY DEFINITION The term green chemistry is defined as: The invention, design and application of chemical products and processes to reduce or to eliminate the use and generation of hazardous substances.

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Prevention It is better to prevent waste than to treat or clean up waste after it has been created. Atom Economy Synthetic methods should be designed to maximize the incorporation of all materials used in the process into the final product. Less Hazardous Chemical Syntheses Wherever practicable, synthetic methods should be designed to use and generate substances that possess little or no toxicity to human health and the environment. Designing Safer Chemicals Chemical products should be designed to effect their desired function while minimizing their toxicity. Safer Solvents and Auxiliaries The use of auxiliary substances (e.g., solvents, separation agents, etc.) should be made unnecessary wherever possible and innocuous when used. methods should be conducted at ambient temperature and pressure. Use of Renewable Feedstocks A raw material or feedstock should be renewable rather than depleting whenever technically and economically practicable.

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Inherently Safer Chemistry for Accident Prevention Substances and the form of a substance used in a chemical process should be chosen to minimize the potential for chemical accidents. This both limits its usefulness to the daytime hours and reduces its weight. With such a wide range of products available it can be difficult to identify quality items.y Reduce Derivatives Unnecessary derivatization (use of blocking groups. temporary modification of physical/chemical processes) should be minimized or avoided if possible. Its battery capacity and ability to plug directly into the mains electricity makes it compare favourably withproducts such as the Freeloader solar charger. including releases. Solar Energy y y y y For A Green Life There is a huge range of small scale solar energy devices on the market today. The majority of these devices are aimed at charging mobile electronic devices or allowing their operation when the battery is depleted. futuristic looking Solio solar charger comes with a swathe of connectors for charging different devices and also has a built in battery for excess power storage. because such steps require additional reagents and can generate waste. Catalysis Catalytic reagents (as selective as possible) are superior to stoichiometric reagents. good quality products often look exactly the same as poor quality ones. the Soldius solar charger charges at a much faster rate but does not have a backup battery. By comparison. with more appearing all the time. or share your own solar gadget story! Click here to share! Small Solar Energy Chargers The sleek. . protection/ deprotection. and fires. As for all other manufactured goods. Design for Degradation Chemical products should be designed so that at the end of their function they break down into innocuous degradation products and do not persist in the environment. in-process monitoring and control prior to the formation of hazardous substances. Rave about your favourite Solar Gadget. Buying long lasting. explosions. well built items is the best choice for ourselves and the planet as we minimize both long term expense and waste. . Real-time analysis for Pollution Prevention Analytical methodologies need to be further developed to allow for real-time.

If you are looking to recharge regular batteries. an excellent item for efficiently charging your mobile devices. These are less than half the cost of other comparable units. sizes and prices. bigger solar generators are needed. The Briefcase Solar Charger by Sunshine is a proven unit that can run a laptop computer in direct sunshine. These come in a range of shapes. GoBe has produced a similar solar charger that comes with a battery hub that is separate from the solar panels. It's even good for a range of other devices. Is this a price breakthrough or a case of buyer beware? At the other end of the price spectrum is Tod's solar charger.Then there is the incredibly cheap Brando Solar USB Charger line of products. The price of the device may be limiting to the average person though. . Be careful to buy a quality unit that does not come with its own batteries. The case is alligator skin and the price goes with it. you may benefit from having a solar AA battery charger. Small Solar Energy Battery Packs Similar in many ways to the small solar chargers. devices such as the FSP solar storage battery have more of a focus on storing energy than charging the connected device directly. it's just a basic charger like the rest. A new addition to the gadget recharging field is the ChumAlong solar power battery charger. This could be very handy in a wide range of situations from camping to emerg encies. Larger Personal Solar Energy Chargers When powering up your phone is not enough and you need energy to run larger devices such as a laptop computer. That said.

These can be hired and are ideal for heavy electricity use. and some are just coming onto the market. making it an ideal portable energy solution. One example are Samsung cellphones that have started down the solar path with the new E1107 . The warranty on the parts and workmanship is equal to or better than the Powercube.Another very handy storage device is the hybrid solar . However the price and bulkiness of this unit will limit its appeal to those with excess money to spend. By comparison the Solar Stik looks lightweight. The solar phone has recently received a boost from a couple of major manufacturers. This is a great item for outdoors use.wind charger by Kinesis Industries. far more practical and even comes at a better price. Solar Energy Generators The PowerCube 6000 is a fair attempt at producing a stand alone solar powered generator that can match the performance of its petrol driven competitors. Another even more portable solution is this PurePowerD solar electric generator. Products With Built In Solar Some devices have had built in solar panels for ages.

A Spanish company called iUnika has released a range of solar powered computers that are aimed at the economy end of the market. Another nice piece is the solar bag. The new SG5 solar wetsuit by Billabong also harnesses the sun's power. but Reware's ve rsion is very durable and features a removable flexible solar panel. There's quite a few of these on the market. but not for electricity.model. . This suit give about 30% more heat to the wearer. and when surfing in very cold conditions this can be a massive boost. iUnika have kept costs down by using trailing edge technology and open source software.

A new music product due out in April 2010 is the Reverb Solar which is iPod and iPhone comp atible. This monster of an amplifier comes with an equally monstrous price tag. .