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Contact: Karen Angelo at 978-430-6303, Karen@turi.org.

Independent Plating Recognized for Environmental Leadership

The Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA) program and state legislators today presented Independent Plating with an award in recognition of the company’s environmental leadership at its Worcester, Mass metal finishing facility. Read more...

Analog Devices Earns Environmental Leadership Award

Constant pursuit of environmental excellence earned Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) the TURA 25th Anniversary Leadership award from the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA) Program. Read more...

Premier Cleaner of Westford Demonstrates Professional Wet Cleaning

Rather than using perchloroethylene or hydrocarbons, Premier Cleaner & Tailor chose Professional Wet Cleaning in its shop that’s located on a septic system in the Cornerstone Square Center in Westford. Read more...

TURA Program Reveals Winners of 25th Anniversary Leader Awards

In recognition of environmental and business leadership, the Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA) program named nine companies and two small business groups as TURA 25th Anniversary Leaders. Read more...

TURI Awards $20,000 Community Grant to Springfield Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management

UMass Lowell’s Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) awarded $20,000 to the Springfield Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management to implement organic land care practices on six properties. Read more...

TURI Funds $65,000 in Community Grants to Reduce Toxic Chemical Use

TURI awarded $65,000 in community grants to the City of Springfield Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, Full Circle Earth Greenhouse and Farm, Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition, Town of Hudson and the YWCA of Lowell. Read more...

First Healthy Green Cleaning Garment Shop Opens in Jamaica Plain

J&P Cleaners Switches from Using Perchloroethylene to Professional Wet Cleaning Read more...

2014 Champions Recognized at State House Ceremony

The 2014 Champions of Toxics Use Reduction were honored at a State House ceremony by MassDEP, Senator Marc Pacheco, legislators and the public. Read more...

TURI Funds $75,000 in Community Grants to Reduce Toxic Chemical Use

TURI awarded $75K in community grants to La Chic Mentoring Plus, Full Circle Earth Greenhouse and Farm, Franklin Regional Council of Governments, Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition. Read more...

TURI Presents 2013 Champions of Toxics Use Reduction Awards

Legislators and TURI recognize the 2013 Champions of Toxics Use Reduction at a State House ceremony. Read more...

Massachusetts industries show significant declines in the use and release of carcinogens

Over the last two decades, use of known or suspected carcinogens by Massachusetts industries reporting to the Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA) program declined 32 percent while releases to the environment declined 93 percent, according to the new report. Read more...

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Contact Karen Angelo at 978-430-6303.