Contact: Karen Angelo at 978-430-6303, [email protected].
|November 1, 2021 - TURI Names Baskut Tuncak as new director, effective November 8, 2021. Read more...|
|September 15, 2021 - The Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) at UMass Lowell awarded $177,500 in grants to reduce the use of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), solvent cleaning agents, carcinogens and other harmful chemicals. Read more...|
|The Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA) is among 12 policies from five continents shortlisted for the Future Policy Award 2021. Read more...|
|June 13, 2019, Boston, Mass. This year's honorees include organizations that reduced toxics in manufacturing, retail, auto repair and schools. Read more...|
|Nov. 17, 2019, Heidelberg, PA, Heidelberg has been selected for a pilot project from the Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) at UMass Lowell and the Natural Grass Advisory GroupTM (NGAG). The project, which is funded by The Heinz Endowments, is part of a larger effort to support communities in southwestern Pennsylvania to create and maintain safe, healthy playing fields. Read more...|
|Deadline for proposals is June 21, 2019. Read more...|
Silent Spring Institute issued a press release about research results from testing gymnasts exposure to flame retardants. The project was funded by a TURI grant. The results were published in the March issue of Environment International.
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.
|September 19, 2018, Lowell, Mass. TURI awards $197K in grants to 13 Massachusetts organizations to reduce toxic chemical use. Read more...|
|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...|