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.
|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...|
|The Organic Mom hosted two free environmental lectures at the local school to raise public awareness of toxics inside and outside of the home. The lectures focused on toxics in household and personal care products and pesticide alternatives. Read more...|
|The Clean Water Fund developed materials and conducted workshops to increase awareness about the dangers of toxics in cleaning products and disinfectants and to promote the availability of safer alternatives. 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...|
|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 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...|