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Program Assessments

The Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Program was established in 1989 by the Toxics Use Reduction Act, and its revisions. The statute promotes safer and cleaner production that enhances the economic viability of Massachusetts firms.

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TURI conducted an assessment of the TURA program in 2009.

The Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) conducted its most recent assessment of the program in 2009, building on the findings of a prior evaluation done in 1997.

The assessment presents a review of TURA program activities; a review of prior studies of the TURA program; the results of an online survey and telephone interviews with Massachusetts companies and consultants conducted by the consulting firm Abt Associates; and results from a survey and interviews conducted with organizations served by the Institute’s Community program.