RSS launches Green Chemistry Program

(Photo: Jordan News Agency, Petra)
AMMAN — The Royal Scientific Society (RSS) launched a project titled: "Global GreenChem (GC) Innovation and Network Inclusion Program". Within its work plan, which extends to year 2028, the project aims to apply the principles of green chemistry to assist participating countries, including Jordan, in promoting green entrepreneurship, and stimulating green research and innovation towards sustainability, the RSS said in a statement.اضافة اعلان

The project also aims to provide sustainable solutions to reduce the health and environmental impacts of the use of hazardous chemicals in industry and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Jordan News Agency, Petra reported.

Secretary general of the ministry of environment, Mohammed Al-Khashashneh, indicated that the ministry seeks to adopt the concept of the circular economy and works to get rid of hazardous chemicals through the principles of green chemistry.

He said the program intersects with the national system in various fields, including reducing emissions and prevention pollution.

The statement was made during an event which also hosted a panel discussion session on topics related to the concept of circular economy and the importance of linking research outputs related to green chemistry with industry, in addition to the roles played by public customs and chambers of industry in promoting the application of the Green Chemistry concept and cleaner production.

The project is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and executed by Yale university in partnership with the national executer, Jordan’s Cleaner Production Unit (CP-unit) at the Water, Environment and climate change Center of RSS.

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