Browse Research Projects -- Illinois Sustainable Technology Center by Series/Report "Waste utilization"

  • Sharma, B.K. (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018)
    Recycled materials such as reclaimed asphalt pavement and recycled asphalt shingles are commonly used with new pavement to cut costs. However, the recycled materials tend to become brittle faster, cracking and aging more ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-11)
    Describes an ISTC project that evaluated the use of anaerobic digestate from dairy farms as a replacement for peat moss as a plant fertilizer for the horticulture industry.

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  • Rajagopalan, Kishore (2013)
    Several options for dewatering fine coal and refuse are available to coal preparation plants to recover the coal material for reuse. However, cost-effective dewatering continues to be a technical and economic barrier to ...

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  • Sharma, B.K. (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018)
    Oil spills have been reduced drastically since the 1970s (from 200 thousand tonnes to 7,000 tonnes) with advancements in the shipping industry and improvements in equipment, safety, and new policies and regulations. Even ...

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  • Rajagopalan, Nandakishore; Chandrasekaran, Sriraam R. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    The U.S. Forestry Service (USFS) engaged sustainability experts at the University of Illinois, Western Illinois University (WIU), and the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus to investigate the use of wood waste by businesses as a ...

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