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With a foundation of energy management initiatives from the 1970s, Raytheon embraced toxics use reduction from day one of the law—and has consistently shared findings and methodologies so more companies can benefit.
- Janet Clark, Senior Associate Director, TURI

Success Stories

TURA 20th Anniversary Leaders Reduce Toxic Chemical Use by 3 Million Pounds

Product Development Manager Adriane Harrington of Millipore shows environmental design improvements made to the Mobius CellReady 3L Bioreactor.

Ahead of its time 20 years ago with the passage of the Toxics Use Reduction Act, Massachusetts continues to lead the nation in reducing use, waste and emissions of toxic chemicals.

To recognize these accomplishments, state dignitaries and environmental agencies visited Massachusetts companies to present the "TURA 20th Anniversary Leaders" award. Follow the links on the right to learn more about each company's success or download the brochure.

20th Anniversary Video Highlights History, Benefits of the Toxics Use Reduction Act


Annual Champions of Toxics Use Reduction Ceremony Recognizes Community Organizations and Leading Companies

TURI has been recognizing community and industry organizations with the "Champions of Toxics Use Reduction" award at an annual Massachusetts State House ceremony for more than ten years.

These Champions are making the Commonwealth a safer place to live and work. Legislators have the opportunity to personally congratulate companies, community organizations, and individuals for promoting safer alternatives and more efficient processes. Follow the links on the right to learn more.