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2009 Community Grants

Organization(s) Toxics Use Reduction Institute
Project Description TURI recently funded the following nine Massachusetts community organizations to implement projects that will raise awareness of toxics and safer alternatives:

Tier I ($1,000) - Northeast Organic Farmers Association (NOFA), Barre - Municipal Scholarships to day- long Organic Lawn & Turf Course

Lowell Green Building Commission - Outreach and education on toxics in building materials

The Organic Mom, Berkley - Free lecture series on reducing toxics in the home yard and garden

Tier II (up to $15,000) - Brazilian Women's Group, Allston - Natural Cleaning in the Brazilian Community

Wampanoag Tribe, Martha's Vineyard - Lead-Free Vineyard Fishing

Townsend Conservation Commission - Organic Lawn Care Demonstration Project

Viet- AID, Dorchester and Springfield - The Healthy Floor Finisher Project

Center Pond Weed Project, Becket - Hand pulling weed project to eliminate chemical use

School Disinfection Workgroup, State-wide project - School disinfection decision- making material development

 
Project Contact
Name Joy Onasch
Phone 978-934-4343
E-mail
 
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Activity Keywords Funding and grants
 
Source
Newsletter Northeast Assistance & Pollution Prevention News - Vol. 18 No. 2, Fall 2008 [PDF]

 

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