Beyond Benign


Community Engagement

Community education has a critical role to play in building a sustainable future. Through hands-on activities showcasing green technological innovation community members gain firsthand knowledge of why creating safe, energy efficient, and less-toxic products and processes is beneficial to the economy, human health and the environment.

enrichment materials

Many of our community engagement activities and labs are based on lessons from our K-12 curriculum library. For educators looking to do hands-on green chemistry activities with talking points, guiding questions and hints for implementation click here. These materials are ideal for informal educators, after-school science clubs, ACS student chapters or home school audiences.


upcoming events

Community Engagement

Chemists Celebrate Earth Week

April 19, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Protecting Our Planet Through Chemistry This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! In celebr...

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