Summer School on Green Chemistry and Sustainable Energy
 
Applications are being accepted for the ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry and Sustainable Energy! The 2023 program will take place at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, CO, July 12-19, 2023.  The deadline to apply is January 30. The Summer School is open to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars who are studying in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America, featuring interactive lectures by experts in green chemistry and sustainable energy, poster presentations, collaborative projects, and discussions on the role of science and technology in addressing global sustainability challenges. All eligible travel and program costs are covered by ACS, the ACS Petroleum Research Fund, and the ACS Green Chemistry Institute.  Learn more and apply today >>>
Call for Abstracts: 27th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference
The ACS Green Chemistry Institute® invites you to submit your abstract for the 2023 Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference.  Programing will cover the breadth and depth of sustainable and green chemistry and engineering, with special attention to the conference theme of Closing the Loop: Chemistry for a Sustainable Future. Review the symposia and submit your abstract by February 13. This year's conference will be a hybrid meeting to be held in Long Beach, CA from June 13-15, 2023.
 
 


Our Local Environment

Lehigh Valley section members are active in providing chemistry knowledge and analysis to address the environmental challenges we face in the Lehigh, Susquehanna and Delaware valley areas. One specific example is the assessment and clean-up associated with zinc production in the Palmerton area

Chemists Celebrate Earth Week was virtual in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Take a look at some of our Zoom webinars:
CCEW Teach-In: Earth Day 50
CCEW Paper Science & Recycling
CCEW in the Lehigh Valley Area: Review of Zn Smelting History


Still virtual in 2021, we had a panel discussion to address "Reducing our Footprint with Chemistry"
CCEW 2021: Members tell their sustainability stories

Emerging from the pandemic in 2022, We celebrated CCEW with an outreach event at Da Vinci Science Center. The theme, "The Buzz about Bugs: insect chemistry" focused on the importance of insects as pollinators.

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April 20th 2021 Chemists Celebrate Earth Week panel discussion to address the theme: "Reducing our Footprint with Chemistry" with personal sustainability stories.

LVACS Safety Committee

Contact us if you have questions about safety around chemicals or health/environmental issues in our community.

Safety Committee Chair
Caroline Multari, caroline.multari@gmail.com
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