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Rooted in Paradise Art Exhibit

May 20, 2017 - October 1, 2017

At the Beyond Benign and Warner Babcock facility. Contact us to request an appointment for viewing the exhibit. More info here.

Teacher Training Workshop

High School Day, ACS National Meeting

August 20, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

You're invited to this special full day of programming just for high school teachers at the American Chemical Society National Meeting in Washington, DC. Beyond Benign will be presenting alongside…

Educating and Training Scientists to be Future Leaders in Sustainability

August 23, 2017 @ 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Join GCC Sabbatical Fellow Dr. Dalila Kovacs (Grand Valley State University) and GCC Advisory Board member Saskia VanBergen (Washington State Department of Ecology) at the 10th World Congress on Alternatives…


Green Chemistry K-12 Outreach and Education: Engaging Students Through Green Chemistry Innovations by Kate Anderson and Mollie Enright, Beyond Benign

September 12, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

At Beyond Benign, our mission is to equip educators, scientists, and citizens with the tools to teach and practice green chemistry to achieve a sustainable society. Through this mission we…

Teacher Training Workshop

2017 Idaho Science and Math Teachers Conference

October 5, 2017 - October 6, 2017

Join Beyond Benign Lead Teacher Tanya Elmer for a hands-on workshop featuring green chemistry replacement labs!

Outreach Fellows Training

October 14, 2017

During this annual full-day training the Beyond Benign outreach fellows learn how to communicate green chemistry to diverse audience and get live experience leading outreach with student groups. To learn…

AASHE Conference: Featuring the Chemistry Department in Campus Sustainability Initiatives: Best Practices in the Lab and Curriculum

October 16, 2017 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am

Join Beyond Benign's Executive Director Dr. Amy Cannon, along with Dr. Jane Wissinger (University of Minnesota) and Erika Daley (My Green Lab) at the AASHE conference.  The session will focus…

Teacher Training Workshop

Washington Science Teachers Association (WSTA) Annual Meeting

October 20, 2017 - October 22, 2017

Join Beyond Benign for a hands-on workshop highlighting real-world innovations that use green chemistry to solve environmental challenges.

Community Engagement

National Chemistry Week

October 22, 2017 - October 28, 2017

Chemistry Rocks! is the theme for the 2017 National Chemistry Week. We will be participating in events in the greater Boston area. Details coming soon!


Advancing Safer Chemistry: The Role of Government Policy by Dr. Joel Tickner, University of Massachusetts Lowell

November 1, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Government policies play an important role in driving green chemistry innovation and adoption. Policies that range from research and development, education, tax and investment incentives to purchasing preferences and chemicals…

Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers (MAST) Annual Conference

November 3, 2017 - November 4, 2017

Explore all that Beyond Benign has to offer for the K-12 classroom and chat with our Lead Teachers at this year's expo!

Teacher Training Workshop

Science Teachers Association of New York State (STANYS) Conference

November 4, 2017 - November 6, 2017

Explore green chemistry replacements for traditional labs and hear from Beyond Benign Lead Teachers based in New York during this hands-on workshop.

Teacher Training Workshop

Science Teachers Association of Ontario (STAO) Annual Conference

November 9, 2017 - November 11, 2017

Join Beyond Benign Lead Teacher Richard Cooper for a hands-on workshop showcasing labs and lessons that highlight green chemistry innovations!

Teacher Training Workshop

Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching (CAST) 2017

November 9, 2017 - November 11, 2017

Join Beyond Benign for a 3 hr short course as we explore safer alternatives to traditional chemistry labs and use innovation as a lens for teaching core science concepts. Additionally,…

Teacher Training Workshop

MnSTA Conference on Science Education

November 10, 2017 - November 11, 2017

Join Minnesota Beyond Benign Lead Teachers for a hands-on workshop featuring exciting green chemistry resources for the classroom!

Teacher Training Workshop

Connecticut Science Teachers Association (CSTA) Annual Conference

November 18, 2017

Join Beyond Benign Lead Teacher for a hands-on workshop featuring green chemistry replacement labs for traditional laboratory experiments!

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