Green and Sustainable Chemistry/Social Responsability
Sadhguru one of my favorite Hindu gurus says that the only business worth your time, the ultimate goal of every business is the business of Human Wellbeing... On that note:
Below are some topics in green chemistry and sustainable living which we are passionate about:
Click here for a presentation on Environmentally Friendly "Eco" Labels and Socially Responsability
Eco Friendly Dry-Cleaning
Biodegradable biocides in water treatment
Low Phosphate or Phosphate free detergents for laundry
Biofilters for removing odors
Ozone instead of chlorine based disinfectants that create DBPs
Waste water treatment to protect ground water and surface water
Renewable energy: solar, wind, hydro. Look for products that are produced using renewable energy.
Living without plastics which are derived from petrochemicals. Biodegradable plastics. Use paper bags.
Envrionmental friendly dyes for clothing (low impact dyes).
Fairtrade cotton, coffee, bananas, diamonds, trace heavy metals for the mobile industry
Sustainable paper industry - Cut a Tree, Plant Ten
Consuming less and inner peace. Death to the World means death of desires for self gratification.
CO2 footprint of travel and transportation
Always Buy Locally sourced saves gas for shipping.
Fuel efficient cars
Energy efficient appliances
Food additives and Processed Food. Better to eat fresh and additive free food.
The pharmaceutical industry - treating disease with pharmaceuticals. Many spiritual teachers teach that 90% of disease is self created due to lack of spiritual awakening...
Pharmaceuticals in the Water we Drink and in the Rivers. How to remove them: AC Filters and AOPs.
Social Responsability - Business Must Care about The Society and about individual human beings.
Buy second hand
CFCs and your Fridge or HVAC
Passive House/Minergie - Costs Less Energy to Heat and Cool
Riding a Bicycle: good for your health and good for the environment.
Recycling: metal, plastic, glass, used cooking oil, paper, electronics, light bulbs
Biodiesel - recycling used cooking oil or producing Biodiesel from Algae
Sustainable Building Materials
Carbon Capture and Sequestration
Fracking and Pollution
Compiled by Rami E. Kremesti M.Sc.
Water Treatment Specialist and Power Station Chemist