Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2004 14:50:45 -0400
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From: Rob Reintjes <reintjes**At_Symbol_Here**NET1PLUS.COM>
Subject: AIChE Sept 10- Green Chemistry Meeting

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Rob Reintjes - Chair
American Institute of Chemical Engineers - Boston

>Green Chemistry - Improving Productivity and Increasing Profits
>AIChE ­ Boston Section
>American Institute of Chemical Engineers
>2004-2005 Program Season Launch
>Date: September 10, 2004
>Time: 6-9pm
>Location: Sheraton Lexington Hotel, Lexington, MA
>Not long ago, the phrase "green chemistry" might have been considered an
>oxymoron. But now, the idea of preventing pollution at its source is being
>pursued by industry as a logical and effective way to improve its
>products, save money, and eliminate the onus and costs of environmental
>Environmentally benign synthesis, also known as "green chemistry," seeks
>to incorporate environmental and toxicological awareness at the design
>phase of a synthetic process. The basic concept is that it is far better
>to develop a synthetic strategy that avoids the use of hazardous material
>in the first place than to face clean up, containment, and waste disposal
>On September 10, 2004, AIChE-Boston (known informally as "The
>Ichthyologists") will present University of Massachusetts Professor John
>Warner, a world renowned green chemistry authority, who will provide us
>with an overview of this exciting new field as well as give real world
>examples of successful implementation of green chemistry in commercial
>Dr. John Warner, is a Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Center
>for Green Chemistry at the University of Massachusetts.  Prof. Warner is
>the author of  “Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice” which outlines the
>12 principles on which this philosophy is based. For more information on
>his program, go to
>Date: September 10, 2004
>Time: 6 ­ 9 PM
>Cost: $20 local section members & students  $25 non-members
>RSVP by September 7th
>Online Pre-registration recommended ­ please visit us online at
> for more information and directions to the Sheraton
>Lexington Hotel.
>Or, contact: James Cross - smelt**At_Symbol_Here**  617-245-7568
>I look forward to seeing you on September 10th in Lexington.
>Best Regards,
>Rob Reintjes
>Robert C. Reintjes
>AIChE-Boston - "The Ichthyologists"
>Chair - "Kingfish"
>978-772-6269  phone
>978-660-7084  cell
>978-772-7212  fax

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