• Training
    Our training and education builds the skills and capacity of managers, technicians and consultants. The core mission of TURI's educational efforts is to train professionals to become Massachusetts-certified Toxics Use Reduction Planners, and to offer continuing education. >>
  • Grants
    The Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) awards grants to businesses, community organizations and academia that support technology purchases, demonstrations, research and projects that reduce toxic chemical use in Massachusetts. >>
  • Business
    Technology alternatives and methods to reduce toxics can build competitiveness and security while reducing risks both to workers and the environment. Innovative green and sustainable production tools and methods are emerging in industry and academic laboratory research. >>
  • Toxic Chemicals
    Toxic or hazardous chemicals are substances capable of causing injury, illness, or death. Companies in Massachusetts have reported about their use of listed toxic chemicals, and our chemical fact sheets describe the hazards, uses and alternatives for selected chemicals. >>
  • Green Cleaning
    Looking to go green? Your safer cleaning option still needs to work. Our performance testing and on-line database of testing results can ensure the best choices without sacrificing performance. >>
  • Home & Community
    We help organizations raise awareness of the hazards of toxic chemical use and introduce safer alternatives in neighborhoods. Our grants and expert resources offer non-profit organizations and municipalities support for education and training on toxic use reduction. >>
  • Research
    With industry and university researchers, we identify and promote innovation. Our grants support new science and technology in green chemistry, toxicity and exposure, nanotechnology, materials engineering, discussion groups, networks and demonstration. >>
  • Policy
    Good environmental policy helps to ensure safe drinking water, clean air and healthy children. The Institute's policy program assesses, develops, and evaluates initiatives that reduce toxins used in, and the toxic byproducts released from, industry and communities. >>