TURI works with industry and university researchers to identify and promote innovations in toxics use reduction and pollution prevention.
TURI supports research in fields to identify safer alternatives and processes for toxics use reduction. Alternatives assessments and green chemistry are growing approaches used by industry, government and activists that promote substitution of toxic chemicals for more benign chemistries and processes.
Biannually, TURI holds a greener materials research symposium at UMass Lowell.
TURI's support of nanotechnology research is focused on identifying safer ways to use the benefits of nanotechnology while minimizing the potential for adverse human and environmental health impacts.
The TURI Laboratory conducts research to identify safer cleaning and disinfection formulations for use in homes, institutions and businesses.