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2016 Champions Recognized at State House Ceremony

June 8, 2016 -- State legislators joined the Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA) program today to recognize 2016 Champions of Toxics Use Reduction at the Massachusetts State House. The annual event recognizes outstanding leaders who are making the Commonwealth a safer place to live and work. Read more...

Toxics Use Reduction Institute to Award Grants to Massachusetts Businesses, Community Groups, Municipalities and Academia

April 20, 2016 -- The Toxics Use Reduction Institute seeks grant proposals from businesses, community groups, municipalities and academia. The deadline for submissions is June 17, 2016. Read more...

Dry Cleaner Demonstrates Safer Technology

Feb. 22, 2016 -- Quality Dry Cleaning in Springfield, Mass. recently demonstrated Professional Wet Cleaning technology to other dry cleaners. After experiencing headaches while working long days, shop owner Noah Choi replaced his perc machine with the safer technology. Read more...

TURI Awards Grants to Small Businesses to Reduce Toxics

December 8, 2015, Lowell, Mass. -- UMass Lowell’s Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) recently awarded small business grants to a brewery, an auto shop and two child care facilities in Massachusetts to encourage the use of safer products. Read more...

TURI Awards $61,000 in Community Grants

September 15, 2015, Lowell, Mass. – UMass Lowell’s Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) recently awarded just over $61,000 to five Massachusetts community organizations. Project leaders will educate the public about ways to care for land without using pesticides, make homemade beauty care products and select safer toys, foam padding and sanitizers. Read more...

2015 Champions Recognized at State House Ceremony

June 16, 2015, Boston, Mass. -- The Toxics Use Reduction Act program and state legislators recognized champions of toxics use reduction at the State House. Read more...

Stainless Steel Coatings Recognized for Environmental Leadership

May 8, 2015, Lancaster, Mass. -- The Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA) program and state administrators and legislators today presented Stainless Steel Coatings, Inc. of Lancaster, Mass. with an award in recognition of the company’s environmental leadership. Read more...

Shawmut Recognized for Environmental Leadership

May 6, 2015, West Bridgewater, Mass. -- The Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA) program and legislators today presented Shawmut Corporation in West Bridgewater, Mass. with an award in recognition of the company’s environmental leadership. Read more...

Columbia Manufacturing Recognized for Environmental Leadership

April 30, 2015, Westfield, Mass. -- The Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA) program and state legislators today presented Columbia Manufacturing, Inc. with an award in recognition of the company’s environmental leadership. Read more...

ChemGenes Recognized for Environmental Leadership

April 28, 2015 -- The Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA) program and state legislators today presented ChemGenes Corporation in Wilmington with an award in recognition of the company’s environmental leadership. Read more...

Allston Collision Center Recognized for Environmental Leadership

April 22, 2015 -- The Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA) program and state legislators today presented Allston Collision Center with an award in recognition of the company’s environmental leadership. Read more...

Ophir Optics Recognized for Environmental Leadership

April 16, 2015 -- The Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA) program and state legislators today presented Ophir Optics LLC of North Andover with an award in recognition of the company’s environmental leadership. Read more...
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Contact Karen Angelo at 978-430-6303.