Welcome to IDEALS

, the Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship, collects, disseminates, and provides persistent and reliable access to the research and scholarship of faculty, staff, and students at the .

Faculty, staff, and graduate students can deposit their research and scholarship—unpublished and, in many cases, published—directly into IDEALS. Departments can use IDEALS to distribute their working papers, technical reports, or other research material.

IDEALS also includes all electronic theses and dissertations deposited from Fall 2010 onward.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017)
    Describes an Energy, Economy, and Environment (E3) project with Community State Bank in Galva, IL to implement solar PV at their facility..


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  • (2016)
    Since 2010, the Urbana-Champaign campus has taken several steps toward achieving zero waste. The 2015 Illinois Climate Action Plan (iCAP) includes the goal of increasing diversion of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) from landfill ...


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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014)
    GKN Land Systems (GKN), located in Woodridge, IL, manufactures agricultural drive shafts and clutches for agricultural applications and military and marine vehicles. GKN used ISTC's technical assistance staff to facilitate ...


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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014)
    Dulin Metals Co., located in Des Plaines, IL, reclaims nonferrous scrap metal. They de-oil and de-tin the scrap to create a high-quality product for resale. The company contacted ISTC to identify opportunities that would ...


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  • Ahlberg, Liz (Urbana, IL : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015)
    Madeline Kull didn't know much about sustainability initiatives before starting an internship at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, but found that the field fit her like a recycled glove. Through the internship, ...


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