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In the News Archive 2006-2007

Toxics Use Reduction Planners: Building Competitiveness Through Innovation and Effective Materials Management

  Brief success stories of Toxics Use Reduction Planners from four Massachusetts companies--Allegro Microsystems, Bose Corporation, Texas Instruments, Hyde Manufacturing. Also Millipore Corporation for implementing an Environmental Management System. Download PDF file (52.25 kB)

How Surface Finish and Solder Paste Affect Lead-free Conversions

  Article in SMT Magazine written by Sammy Shina of UMass Lowell and Greg Morose of the Toxics Use Reduction Institute about the work of the Massachusetts Lead-free Consortium to find safer alternatives for electronics.

URL:  http://smt.pennnet.com/Articles/Article_Display.cfm?Section=Archives&Subsection=Display&ARTICLE_ID=221108

Chemist Tells Businesses that Green Means Green

  3/27/05 Mass High Tech Article about UMass Lowell Professor John Warner and the TURI sponsored Green Chemistry seminars.

URL:  http://www.masshightech.com/displayarticledetail.asp?art_id=68018

The Greening of Electronics Looms Large

  7/25/05 Mass High Tech article about European Union regulations that ban hazardous chemicals used in electronics.

URL:  http://www.masshightech.com/displayarticledetail.asp?art_id=69198&search=skyworks+

Going Green to Beat Stubborn Substances

  8/22/05 Article in Lawrence Eagle Tribune featuring Greg Morose of TURI and Steve Hanlon of M/A-COM.

URL:  http://www.uml.edu/Media/News%20Articles/article457.html

Ayer woman pushes anti-toxin campaign

  1/25/06 Lowell Sun Article about environmental community leaders, including Jan Schlictmann, visiting TURI.

URL:  http://www.uml.edu/Media/News%20Articles/Ayer_woman_pushes_an.html

Grass is Greener in Pesticide-Free-Yard

  12/15/05 article in the Westford Eagle about the TURI Westford Water Department grant program.

URL:  http://www.uml.edu/Media/News%20Articles/Grass_is_greener_in_.html

Clean and Green: The Science of Killing Household Germs

  3/8/06 article in Eagle Tribune featuring TURI Laboratory Director Dr. Carole LeBlanc offering advice on how to purchase green cleaners.

URL:  http://www.uml.edu/Media/News%20Articles/Clean_and_Green.html

Clearing Air on Industrial Chemicals

  12/8/06 Letter to the Editor of the Boston Globe from Michael Ellenbecker about the Danvers chemical explosion.

URL:  http://www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/letters/articles/2006/12/08/clearing_air_on_industrial_chemicals/

Seven Community Projects Tackle Toxic Chemical Use

  11/06 Article in the University of Massachusetts Lowell Shuttle Newsletter.

URL:  http://www.uml.edu/media/enews/print_1_110745_110745.html