Massachusetts has a thriving Life Sciences Sector. TURI has engaged with many Massachusetts life sciences companies through Environmental Management System peer mentoring work groups, as well as funding research that supports improved toxics use reduction and resource conservation.
MilliporeSigma in Bedford, Mass. has reduced the amount of solvents used in its operations by 80 percent. The life sciences company was recognized as a TURA 20th Anniversary Leader for reducing toxics and creating a healthier work environment.