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Green Chemistry: Innovations in Research and Procurement, Mar. 7

February 26, 2013

Please join Facilities Services and the Chemistry Lab Department on March 7 at 4:30 p.m. in Gregg Pavilion for an engaging presentation by Roger McFadden, Senior VP and Scientist with Coastwide and Staples. Roger will discuss trends in green chemistry research, regulations, and procurement, including:

  • Innovating with Green Chemistry
  • Myths & Misconceptions
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Sustainable Cleaning Products & Practices
  • How to Select Environmentally Preferable Cleaning Products

Roger McFadden is Chief Science Officer and Vice President of Science and Technology for Staples and Coastwide. Roger is a charter member of the Green Chemistry Commerce Council (GC3) and currently chairs a committee to advance Green Chemistry and the EPA Design for the Environment - Formulator Initiatives. Roger has been published in several trade publications, including Cleaning & Maintenance Management Magazine and ISSA Today. Several of Roger’s articles were published in the Fourth Edition of a University Textbook titled, Professional Management of Housekeeping Operations authored by Dr. Thomas J.A. Jones and published in 2005 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.Roger is a frequent speaker for health care organizations, educational institutions, public agencies and private corporations.

Please R.S.V.P. for this event. Thank you!



Amy Dvorak
Sustainability Manager