About Toxics Action Center

Toxics Action Center’s mission is to work side-by-side with communities, providing you with the skills and resources needed to prevent or clean up pollution at the local level.

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Communities in Action



Local officials, environmental advocacy groups, and Saugus and Revere residents joined together in the shadow of Wheelabrator Saugus’ incinerator and ash landfill to speak out against the company’s proposal to expand its unlined landfill located ..


More than eight years ago, we started working to reduce waste in Boston. Today, our elected officials are beginning the process of planning for a zero waste city. ..


Toxics Action Center was one of 90 people and organizations to sign on to a letter calling on the National Academies to protect the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), the chemical hazard assessment program. The ..

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