Your Partner in Sustainable Development

Partnership with the International Centre for Chemical Safety and Security (ICCSS)

Thomas P. O'Keefe 20 Dominion Street Glace Bay Nova Scotia B1A3M6

Airesun Global President & CEO Thomas O’Keefe (L) signing MOU with ICCSS Chairman Ambassador Krzysztof Paturej (Poland)

The ICCSS has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with AireSun Global Limited of Canada, an international leader in the development of ecological and biodegradable industrial products (oils, greases, cleaning agents). The agreement was signed during the Second Warsaw Conference on the reduction of chemical hazards and strengthening of chemical safety and security, held on 28 May n Warsaw.
The agreement includes support for the production in Poland and international promotion of an innovative line of Airesun Global products that are in line with the mission and principles of ICCSS.
ICCSS supports innovative and environmentally friendly solutions (technologies and services, including training), which promote substitutes for toxic substances to reduce their carbon footprint and enhance environmental protection.

12 Principles of Green Chemistry

Per: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

PREVENTION

It’s better to prevent waste than to treat or clean up waste afterwards.

LESS HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

Design synthetic methods to use and generate substances that minimize toxicity to human health and the environment.

REAL-TIME ANALYSIS FOR POLLUTION PREVENTION

Develop analytical methodologies needed to allow for real-time, in-process monitoring and control prior to the formation of hazardous substances.

ATOM ECONOMY

Design synthetic methods to maximize the incorporation of all materials used in the process into the final product.

DESIGNING SAFER CHEMICALS

Design chemical products to affect their desired function while minimizing their toxicity.

DESIGN FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Minimize the energy requirements of chemical processes and conduct synthetic methods at ambient temperature and pressure if possible.

REDUCE DERIVATIVES

Minimize or avoid unnecessary derivatization if possible, which requires additional reagents and generate waste.

SAFER SOLVENTS AND AUXILIARIES

Minimize the use of auxiliary substances wherever possible make them innocuous when used.

USE OF RENEWABLE FEEDSTOCKS

Use renewable raw material or feedstock rather whenever practicable.

CATALYSIS

Catalytic reagents are superior to stoichiometric reagents.

DESIGN FOR DEGRADATION

Design chemical products so they break down into innocuous products that do not persist in the environment.

INHERENTLY SAFER CHEMISTRY FOR ACCIDENT PREVENTION

Choose substances and the form of a substance used in a chemical process to minimize the potential for chemical accidents, including releases, explosions, and fires.

Paul Anastas, Ph.D. and John Warner, Ph.D.
‘Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice’