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

Safer Alternative to Toxic Paint Strippers to Go to Market

  Oct. 12, 2018, Lowell, Mass. --Consumers will soon have a safer alternative to dangerous paint strippers that have claimed dozens lives around the country, thanks to a new formula developed by Toxics Use Reduction Institute researchers at UMass Lowell.

URL:  https://www.uml.edu/News/press-releases/2018/SuperRemoverrelease.aspx

TURI Awards Grants to Industry, Small Business, Community Groups and Academic Researchers

September 19, 2018, Lowell, Mass. TURI awards $197K in grants to 13 Massachusetts organizations to reduce toxic chemical use. Read more...

2018 Champions Recognized at State House Ceremony

June 12, 2018, Boston, Mass. State legislators joined the Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA) program to recognize 2018 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...

TURI Awards $225,830 in Grants to Industry, Small Businesses, Community Groups and Academia

TURI awarded grants to reduce the use of hazardous solvents, flame retardants and other toxic chemicals. Read more...

2017 Champions of Toxics Use Reduction Recognized at State House

The Toxics Use Reduction Institute recognized this year's Champions of Toxics Use Reduction. Read more...

Apply Now: TURI Grants Available to Reduce Toxic Chemical Use

TURI seeks grant proposals from Massachusetts businesses, community groups, municipalities and UMass researchers. Read more...

TURI Awards Grants to Reduce the Use of Toxics Across Massachusetts

Oct. 3, 2016 -- TURI awards grants to industry, small businesses and other organizations to reduce toxic chemical use. Read more...

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...

TURI Issues Call for Grant Proposals

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...
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