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ACS Green Chemistry Institute

The ACS Green Chemistry Institute is a world leader in advocating for the implementation of green chemistry and engineering in all aspects of the global, chemical enterprise.

If you have an inspiring story to tell, ACS Green Chemistry Institute wants to hear from you!

Has the study of environmentally benign chemicals impacted your future studies as a chemist or engineer?  Do you have research that could possibly make a difference to the environment?   Then share your story with hundreds of readers interested in learning more.  Submit your 300 word (or less) article and/or image to

Green Chemistry Student Chapter Award

Student involvement in green chemistry principles and practices is essential to the integration of environmentally benign technologies in academia and industry.


ACS Student Chapters may be recognized as a green chemistry chapter by engaging in at least three green chemistry activities during the academic year.

Benefits of Receiving a Green Chapter Award

Chapters awarded with a "green" status receive numerous benefits:

  • Recognition at the Green Chemistry Student Chapter Awards Ceremony held at ACS national meetings
  • Information on green chemistry internships and research opportunities 
  • Complimentary copies of green chemistry educational materials 
  • Connections to faculty engaged in green chemistry research

For more information and activity ideas >>

Don't forget to send us your chapter's activities, photos, etc. and you can appear as the next ACS Spotlight!



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