January 15, 2014

Toxics Use Reduction Institute

Free Webinars 
Toxics Use Reduction Institute | UMass Lowell | Wannalancit Mills |  
600 Suffolk Street, Suite 501 | Lowell | MA | 01854

  • Our initial lineup for 2014 will be of interest to anyone involved with TUR and Resource Conservation, safer chemical alternatives, and sustainability.

  • Each webinar will include an expert presentation (slides available for download) along with time for a Q&A session.

  • There is NO Cost for this pilot series of three webinars described below and, however, registration for each webinar is required. 

  • For Toxics Use Reduction Planners, 1 TUR Continuing Education credit is available for each webinar. Individual registration and active participation are required for TUR credit.
Thursday, January 30, 2014, 11:00 AM-Noon EST  
European Union Directive: REACH (Registration, Evaluation, and Authorization of Chemicals) Learn about the current and future effects of this Directive on U.S. manufacturers from Dr. Chris Robertson of ERA Technologies. Dr. Robertson spoke on both REACH and RoHS at TURI workshops in September. This webinar will provide fresh and updated content on REACH. 

Thursday, February 27, 2014, 11:00 AM-Noon EST
Beyond the MSDS: Resources for Researching Safer Chemical Alternatives
Find out about databases and other resources for gathering hard-to-find chemical safety information from TURI's Research and Reference Specialist, Mary Butow. Ms. Butow will show you how to access extensive knowledge bases to make better choices for safer chemical alternatives.

Thursday, March 27, 2014, 11:00-Noon AM EST
Safer Alternatives for Janitorial Cleaning
Join Heidi Wilcox, TURI's Laboratory and Field Technical Specialist, and Rex Morrison, from Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools, to learn about safer and less costly processes for janitorial cleaning. This webinar will include practical techniques and products to get you quickly prepared to maintain a safer and healthier environment. 

Registration information is available at www.turi.org.

For more information, contact Mark Myles, Mark.Myles@turi.org, 978-934-3298