Home & Janitorial Cleaning
Over time, TURI's grant projects have created a wealth of information about safer cleaning for homes, schools, and businesses, as well as DIY cleaner recipes that can be produced with safer ingredients.
Read about these home and janitorial cleaning projects.
|Groundwork Lawrence is conducting workshops about toxics found in common household cleaners and how to make safer cleaning products. Working with bodegas in the community, Groundwork Lawrence is sharing home recipes for safer cleaning products, as well as creating demonstrations, pamphlets, and a video for local access TV and family health centers. Read more...|
|The project team educated residents in North Central Massachusetts – which included the Hmong population, Spanish speakers and low income individuals, as well as professionals working with vulnerable populations, about toxins in cleaning supplies and safer, less expensive alternatives. Read more...|
|The Brazilian Women's Group held media campaign to spread the word to the Brazilian community about reducing toxics in their cleaning materials. Read more...|
|Project leaders of Groundwork Lawrence educated their community on toxics found in household cleaners and personal care products. Read more...|
|The Montachusett Opportunity Council (MOC), hosted a workshop on safer cleaning products for Green Acres, a low-income housing project. Read more...|
|The Wampanoag Tribe of Martha's Vineyard worked with tribal services and tribal members to educate them about the hazards of conventional cleaners and the alternatives on store shelves as well as those that can be easily made from ingredients already in your home. Read more...|
|The goal of the SPIN project was to increase community awareness among lower income inner city youth about the harmful chemicals found in household products. Read more...|
|Through trainings, workshops, and focus group research, ECOprojects helped to alleviate suffering of asthmatics among lower income Lynn residents, especially children. Read more...|
|The BWG developed materials about toxic household cleaning products and safer alternatives. Read more...|
|A Project of the Regional Environmental Council Read more...|
|A Project by WasteCap of Massachusetts, Inc. Read more...|
|The primary goal of this project was to educate students, custodial staff, and business employees about specific methodologies to replace and /or reduce toxic substances used in cleaning procedures with less toxic or non-toxic substances. Read more...|