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Environmental Sustainability Archive

The Greening of Semiconductors

There is an increasing demand for and focus on sustainable manufacturing that will contribute to a greening of semiconductors. This greening must be robust and responsive to change and cannot constrain the individual processes or operation of a fab.

Sustainability through Materials Recovery

Recovering and reusing materials is becoming an increasingly essential consideration in order to ensure consistent quality, a stable supply of materials, and lower costs. On- and off-site options are reviewed for helium, argon, sulfuric acid and Xenon.