UML's TURI Hosts Green Chemistry Seminar for Biotech and High Tech Industries

02/15/2005


* M E D I A   A D V I S O R Y *

TUESDAY, FEB.  22, 2005

5 to 7 p.m.

 

The Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) at UMass Lowell next week will present Green Chemistry for the Biotech and High Tech Industries:  What's it all About.  This free introductory seminar will help Massachusetts companies integrate green chemistry tools and techniques into their processes to reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals at the source.  Lower costs, fewer regulations and safer and healthier work environments are a few of the business benefits companies can realize by adopting these strategies.

WHO: A leader in the field of green chemistry research and education, Dr. John Warner, professor at UMass Lowell and Director of UML's Green Chemistry Center, will introduce the "12 Principles of Green Chemistry" and how companies of any size can get started.

WHAT:  Managers and researchers from Massachusetts companies will learn:

§         The "12 Principles of Green Chemistry"

§         Differences between green and traditional chemistry

§         Knowledge chemists and researchers need to implement green chemistry in labs

§         Business benefits of green chemistry

§         How green chemistry can improve companies' bottom lines

 

WHERE:     University of Massachusetts Lowell

                        Alumni Lounge

                        84 University Ave., Lowell

* Editor's Note:  Snow Date:  Monday, Feb. 28 from 5 to 7 p.m.  Call 978-934-3247.

For more information, contact media@uml.edu or 978-934-3224