Can Chemicals Manufacturing Become Greener?

| December 19, 2018

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If you’re involved in toll processing for the chemicals industry, you’ll know just how much of an energy-intensive process it can be. With all manner of industries looking for ways to become more environmentally friendly, is it time for chemical manufacturing to follow suit? One group of researchers believe so, and they think they’ve found a way to help chemical manufacturers green their operations. EurekAlert! reported on the efforts by a team at RMIT University in Australia, who have found a way to harness sunlight to power chemical reactions.

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