Cleaner Production in the Chemical Industry

  • B. A. Bolto
Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 51)


Various facets of cleaner production are currently receiving much attention. Initial efforts in better housekeeping and improved end-of-pipe processes have matured. While there is still significant effort being expended on recovering useful materials from wastes, there is now a much sharper focus on modifying manufacturing techniques to avoid or markedly decrease the use of toxic starting materials, by-products and solvents. It is in this latter area that research is encouraged.


Clean Production Hydrogen Cyanide Quick Lime Reactive Distillation Claisen Rearrangement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. A. Bolto
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  1. 1.CSIRO Chemicals and PolymersClaytonAustralia

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