Safer, More Sustainable Chemistry Research

We strive to reduce the impacts of toxic chemicals by driving growth in safer and sustainable chemistries.

The Sustainable Chemistry Catalyst is an independent research and strategy initiative, based at the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, that is focused on accelerating the transition to safer, more sustainable chemistry through research and analysis, and stakeholder engagement with scientists, policymakers, and commercial actors. The Catalyst works to understand barriers and opportunities to commercialization, identifies model solutions and strategies, develops methods to evaluate safer alternatives, and builds a community of expertise to support the transition to safer, more sustainable chemistries and technologies.

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