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In the News Archive 2008-2012

Making the case for wet - not dry - cleaning

  (Green Lodging News), March 10, 2010, article bylined by Joy Onasch, TURI community program manager, about wet cleaning as a feasible replacement for perchloroethylene.

URL:  http://www.greenlodgingnews.com/Content.aspx?id=4485

Sins of the Past

  6/14/10 Worcester Business Journal, Liz Harriman of TURI is quoted in this article about Massachusetts industry reducing toxics.

URL:  http://www.wbjournal.com/news46612.html

Green Kitchens

  6/9/10 Worcester Living, article refers to TURI's suggestions on how to make safer cleaners.

URL:  http://www.telegram.com/article/20100609/WORCESTERLIVING/5240450/-1/worcesterliving

Tarr Talk: Recognizing Environmental Leadership

  6/10/10 Senator Bruce Tarr's blog discusses the "Champions of Toxics Use Reduction" awards ceremony at the state house on June 9, 2010. Analog Devices and A.W. Chesterton were one of 17 companies honored as a "TURA 20th Anniversary Leader."

URL:  http://www.tarrtalk.com/2010/06/recognizing-environmental-leadership.html

Lexington Students "Change the World" State Champs

  5/14/10 Boston Globe, Joy Onasch of TURI helped two Lexington middle-school students compare dry cleaning to wet cleaning.

URL:  http://www.boston.com/yourtown/news/lexington/2010/05/lexington_students.html

PerkinElmer's Salem facility honored for reducing toxic chemicals

  4/28/10 Salem News, Pam Eliason of TURI was quoted in this article about PerkinElmer in Salem recognized as a "TURA 20th Anniversary Leader."

URL:  http://www.salemnews.com/business/x563635948/State-to-give-consumers-another-bite-at-appliance-exchange

Cape Group recognized for reducing toxins

  4/24/10, Cape Cod Times, the Cape Cod Cooperative runs a program funded by TURI that is designed to keep perchlorate from flares out of public and private drinking wells.

URL:  http://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100424/NEWS/4240322/-1/rss02

A handle on safety, firms honored for cutting chemical use

  4/15/10 Worcester Telegram & Gazette, article about L&J of New England that was recognized as a "TURA 20th Anniversary Leader."

URL:  http://www.telegram.com/article/20100415/NEWS/4150561/1002/BUSINESS

Wilmington company honored for environmental leadership

  3/25/10 Wilmington Advocate, Liz Harriman of TURI is quoted about Analog Devices environmental accomplishments.

URL:  http://www.wickedlocal.com/wilmington/news/business/x1499087127/Wilmington-company-honored-for-environmental-leadership

Are 'Green' Cleaners Really Green?

  11/15/10 Wally Pop, Jason Marshall of TURI was quoted in this article about ingredients in eco-friendly cleaning products.

URL:  http://www.walletpop.com/2010/11/15/are-green-cleaners-really-green/

Before You Buy That Train Set, Do Your Homework

  11/22/10 LA Times, article about toxics in toys includes comments from Rachel Massey of TURI.

URL:  http://articles.latimes.com/2010/nov/22/health/la-he-safe-toys-20101122