Seminar October 21, 2021: “Eastman in the Circular Economy”

The simple fact is: Our current recycling infrastructure isn’t equipped to tackle our current crisis. Enter: advanced circular recycling. Eastman’s advanced circular recycling technologies that allow brands to incorporate certified recycling content in packaging in ways the industry hasn’t been able to before. To solve the plastic waste crisis, we need a multi-faceted approach that […]

Seminar September 16, 2021: “Meeting the Challenge: Decarbonization of Transportation in the 21st Century”

Decarbonization of the transportation industry is a critical part of addressing climate change.  What will be required to accomplish this massive overhaul of the industry?  Electric vehicles are a widely-publicized piece of the solution, but electrifying passenger cars and trucks will require increasing raw material availability, increasing electricity production, and adjusting our travel habits to […]

Seminar June 9, 2021: “RDX and Holston Ordnance Works During World War II”

Presenter Bio Dr. Colin F. Baxter, Professor Emeritus of History, East Tennessee State University, was born in Harrow, England.  He earned his B.Sc., degree from East Tennessee State University, and his M.A., and Ph.D., degrees from the University of Georgia.  His first teaching post was at Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, where he taught British […]

2021 Annual Awards Ceremony

On April 21, 2021 at 6:00-7:30 PM EDT the Northeast Tennessee Section of the American Chemical Society will hold its annual awards ceremony virtually via Zoom. Section members should watch their e-mail for a link to the Zoom meeting. Awards to be presented at this year’s annual awards ceremony include ACS Member Service Awards, the […]

Enjoy the Chemistry Demonstration Videos from National Chemistry Week & Science Elites

Please enjoy the great videos sponsored by Eastman Chemical Company, American Chemical Society (ACS), Museum of Science, Boston (MOS), National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) and National Science Foundation. National Chemistry Week 2020 Adhesives Science Elites | Shawn Dougherty | Excited Egg 2020 Science Elites | Stephanie Clendennen | 2020 Science Elites | Shawn […]

2019 National Chemistry Week T-Shirt Design Contest

On October 22nd and 23rd, the Northeast Tennessee Local Section of American Chemical Society (NETS-ACS) and Eastman Chemical Company will host the 29th annual award-winning National Chemistry Week (NCW) celebration. Over 36,000 children had participated in this event since its inception in 1991. For the past eleven years we’ve successfully had T-shirt artwork design contests […]


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