Green Chemistry / Sustainable Manufacturing

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Understanding Green Chemistry & Sustainable Manufacturing

Green chemistry, also called sustainable chemistry, is an area of chemistry and chemical engineering focused on the design of products and processes that minimize or eliminate the use and generation of hazardous substances.
Sustainable manufacturing is the creation of manufactured products through economically-sound processes that minimize negative environmental impacts while conserving energy and natural resources

Occupations in Green Chemistry / Sustainable Manufacturing

Let’s take a look at just a few of the fastest-growing jobs in this sector.

Green Chemistry

  • Recycling specialist
  • Sustainable clothing design
  • Sustainable product design
  • Chemical technician
  • Sustainable technology researcher
  • Lab technician
  • Chemist
  • Lab Scientist
  • Engineer
  • Engineering Technician

Sustainable Manufacturing

  • Sorters
  • Samplers
  • Weighers
  • Production Line Lead
  • Machinists
  • Instrument Technician
  • Warehouse Worker
  • Woodworker
  • Quality Control technician
  • Manufacturing technician
  • Manufacturing associate
  • Welder
  • Millwright
  • Plant Manager
  • Manufacturing Plant Engineer
  • Production Manager

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Opportunities in Green Chemistry / Sustainable Manufacturing

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Thar Process

Sustainable, global leader in Co2-based processes such as natural product extraction for flavors, food ingredients, supplements and cosmetics; purification of synthetic analogs for pharmaceuticals – Thar is passionately committed to the 3P’s: People, Planet, Profit.

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We are in business to save our home planet

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Sudoc’s mission is to outperform toxic chemicals to remove them from our planet

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BRITE Energy Innovators

BRITE’s mission is to empower founders to launch energy technology solutions.

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Pitt Center for Sustainable Business

The mission of the Center for Sustainable Business is to maximize the value of investments in sustainable business strategies for all stakeholders. We accomplish this by leveraging the unique expertise and capabilities of an active research and teaching community together with the applied knowledge and industry experience of some of the world’s most influential companies.

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Thar Process

Providing CO2 extraction and purification solutions since 1990, Thar follows the 3 P’s Principles: People, Planet, Profit. Utilizing and recycling up 1000 times before losing it back to the atmosphere, CO2 is Thar’s choice of solvent because it is non-toxic, non-flammable and actually sterilizes the products that it touches when in a supercritical state. It’s better for the people who operate and consume these products while generating profits for Thar and its clients/partners.

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Lumidize®, by LumiShield is an aluminum-based replacement for phosphates, chromates, primers and mechanical prep (grit blasting, etc.) for metal surfaces that will ultimately be painted or powder coated. It is an exceptional adhesion promoter for coatings of all types.

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Green Building Alliance

GBA definitively transforms how we build communities, from the materials we use, to the structure of buildings, to the plans and policies that set new standard for the future.

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Sustainable Pittsburgh

At Sustainable Pittsburgh, we empower decision-making that builds a fundamentally equitable, resilient, healthy, and prosperous region.

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involveMINT is a Community Exchange Network – a marketplace for community service and local business resources. The Community Exchange Network empowers citizens to adopt impactful projects, solve problems, and create livelihoods through a currency exchanged among a community network of goods and services.

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