Greener Solvent Alternatives

Looking for greener solvent alternatives, which not only minimize solvent waste but also improve laboratory safety? Consider 2-methyltetrahydrofuran (2-MeTHF) and cyclopentyl methyl ether (CPME) as environmentally friendly green alternatives.

References:
2-MeTHF:
Aycock, D. Solvent Applications of 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran in Organometallic and Biphasic Reactions. Org. Process Res. Dev. 11, 156 (2007).
CPME: Watanabe, K., Yamagiwa, N., and Torisawa, Y. Cyclopentyl Methyl Ether as a New and Alternative Process Solvent. Org. Process Res. Dev. 11, 251 (2007).
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675970 Cyclopentyl methyl ether contains 50 ppm BHT as inhibitor, anhydrous, ≥99.9% Green Alternative 99.9 Anhydrous
675989 Cyclopentyl methyl ether contains 50 ppm BHT as inhibitor, ReagentPlus®, ≥99.90% Green Alternative 99.9 ReagentPlus®
791962 Cyclopentyl methyl ether inhibitor-free, anhydrous, ≥99.9% Green Alternative 99.9  
807796 Cyrene 99% Green Alternative 99  
745588 Ethyl acetate/Ethanol 3:1 (v/v) solution (Ethyl acetate solution with 26.2% v/v SDA 35A), for HPLC Green Alternative    
246654 Heptane anhydrous, 99% Green Alternative 99 Anhydrous
650536 Heptane HPLC Plus, for HPLC, GC, and residue analysis, 99% Green Alternative 98.5, 99 HPLC
34873 Heptane for HPLC, ≥99% Green Alternative 99 HPLC
592579 Heptane for HPLC, ≥96% Green Alternative 96 HPLC
494526 Heptane biotech. grade, ≥99% Green Alternative 99  
32287 Heptane puriss. p.a., Reag. Ph. Eur., ≥99% n-heptane basis (GC) Green Alternative 99 Analytical, Ph. Eur., Puriss, Puriss P.A., USP/NF
H2198 Heptane ReagentPlus®, 99% Green Alternative 99 ReagentPlus®
730491 Heptanes, mixture of isomers contains ≥25% n-heptane, ReagentPlus® Green Alternative    
414247 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran anhydrous, ≥99.0%, contains 250 ppm BHT as stabilizer Green Alternative 99 Anhydrous
673277 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran anhydrous, ≥99%, Inhibitor-free Green Alternative 99 Anhydrous
155810 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran ReagentPlus®, ≥99.5%, contains 150-400 ppm BHT as stabilizer Green Alternative 99.5 ReagentPlus®