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Artificial Turf
by Mary Butow - Last Updated Dec 13, 2017
Resources to help communities decide whether to install artificial turf on municipal and school fields.
Environmental, Health and Safety Data Resources
by Mary Butow - Last Updated Nov 30, 2017
This guide has been created to assist in researching environmental, health and safety information for chemicals.
Nanotechnology: Health and Safety Issues
by Mary Butow - Last Updated Dec 7, 2017
An introduction to some of the key issues this emerging technology presents to researchers, workers, and the public.
Resource Conservation Planning
by Mary Butow - Last Updated Sep 29, 2017
Reducing the use of water, energy and materials under the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA.)
Toxic Chemicals in Children's Products
by Mary Butow - Last Updated Oct 27, 2017
Toxic chemicals are being found in children's products, including toys and jewelry. How are government, the toy industry, health advocates, and the public responding to this issue?

About TURI

The Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) provides the resources and tools to help Massachusetts businesses and communities make the Commonwealth a safer place to live and work.

Established by the State’s Toxics Use Reduction Act of 1989, TURI provides research, training, technical support, laboratory services and grant programs to reduce the use of toxic chemicals while enhancing the economic competitiveness of local businesses.

The Institute collaborates with diverse groups such as communities, businesses, institutions, and government and public entities to develop innovative ideas and share best practices.

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