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Green Chemistry (journal)

Green Chemistry
Abbreviated title Green Chem.
Discipline Chemistry
Language English
Publication details
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry ( United Kingdom)
Publication history 1999 to present
ISSN 1463-9270
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Green Chemistry is a peer reviewed scientific journal devoted to green chemistry published by the Royal Society of Chemistry since 1999. It publishes research papers and review articles on any aspect of green chemistry that have to be conceptually accessible to a wide audience of chemists and technologists, including final year undergraduate students and postgraduate students. Published monthly by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), the journal is dedicated to research that reduces the environmental impact of the chemical process, thus following the 12 principles of green chemistry.

Sarah Ruthven is the editor of Green Chemistry and the current chair of the Editorial Board is Professor Martyn Poliakoff, University of Nottingham, UK.

Green Chemistry has an impact factor of 4.192 (2006).[1] It hosts another RSC publication, Chemical Technology.


Subject coverage

This journal covers subjects relating to reducing the environmental impact of chemicals and fuels by developing alternativeand sustainable technologies that are non-toxic to living things and the environment, including:

  • Improved production methods, formulation and delivery systems
  • The use of sustainable resources
  • Biotechnology alternatives
  • Improved process engineering

Article types

  • Research papers (which contain original scientific work that has not been published previously)
  • Communications (original scientific work that is of an urgent nature and that has not been published previously)
  • Green Chemistry news (an easy-to-read magazine style section)


Readers of this journal include academics and industrialists involved with: clean, renewable and sustainable resources; waste minimisation technologies; new safer chemicals, solvents and materials; and alternative feedstocks. Also those involved in national and international educational, industrial and governmental policies on safeguarding the environment.

See also


  1. ^ Journal Citation Reviews, 2007
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