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Elsevier,

Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Volume 13, October 2018, Pages 130-136.

Advancing goals 9 and 12, this article proposes the tools required by sustainable green chemisty to bridge the gap between technical feasibility and efficiency, and social preferences and values.
Elsevier,

Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Volume 13, October 2018, Pages 154-157.

 

To advance goals 9 and 12, this article reviews Chilean policies on sustainability, as well as academic efforts related to green chemistry.
Elsevier,

Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Volume 13, October 2018, Pages 146-149.

Advancing goals 9 and 12, this article argues that, if chemistry is to contribute effectively to achieving the SDGs, we need to change the way that things are done at both ends of the chemical supply chain.
Addressing goals 9 and 12, this article explores the sustainabiity commitments and key performance indictors (KPIs) implemented by Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients.
The efficiency and power output of a PV module decreases at the peak of sunlight due to energy loss as heat and this reduces the module power output. To combat this, the authors propose a multi-concept cooling technique and evidence the increased productivity, furthering SDG 7.
Elsevier,

Sustainable Fibres and Textiles, The Textile Institute Book Series, 2017, Pages 1-18

To advance goals 6 and 12, this chapter discusses the upgrading of technology in the textiles industry to increase the sustainability and transparency of products.
Elsevier,

Sustainable Apparel, Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles, 2015, Pages 135-160.

To address goals 6 and 12, this chapter explores the sustainability issues of preparing and dyeing apparel fabrics, with a focus on colouring cotton fabrics with reactive dyes.
Advancing goal 7, this paper assesses the key process strengths and limitations in microalgal biofuel production by reviewing the methods of biomass harvesting and lipid extraction that are currently available, along with the conditions that are favourable for lipid accumulation and the yield variations from different microalgae speices.
Elsevier,

Chem, Volume 4, Issue 9, September 2018, Pages 2008-2010.

This article develops SDG 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure) whilst contributing to SDG 12 and SDG 13 (responsible production and climate action). The expanding tools in the chemist’s toolbox of designed surfactants allows biomimicry at the molecular level. Now enabled to better mimic the natural world, future chemistries have the potential to be greener and more sustainable.
Sherwood et al. elaborate on the role of one particular organic solvent, in light of a recent legislation on restricting its use in the European Union. Bruce Lipshutz pleads for a paradigm shift in chemical synthesis that focuses on the development of new chemistry in water rather than continuing the traditional route, which comes with many costs for the environment. This supports SDG 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure) and SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production).

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