Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center Publications by Title

  • Rittmann, Bruce E.; Wrenn, Brian A. (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1995)

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  • O'Brien, Kevin C. (U.S. Department of Energy, 2017-08-18)
    The work summarized in this report is the first step towards a project that will re-train and create jobs for personnel in the coal industry and continue regional economic development to benefit regions impacted by previous ...

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  • Morrow, Debra; Piwoni, Marvin D. (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1993-03)
    The US Army Corps of Engineers has experienced numerous problems with bacterial die-off at wastewater treatment plants experiencing loads from aircraft cleaning operations. The logical conclusion reached in investigations ...

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  • Kelly, Walton; Geiger, Sarah; Jacobs, David; Awadalla, Saria; Bressler, Jonathan; Dorevitch, Samuel (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2020-04)
    Lead in drinking water has recently become a national concern on account of the leaching of lead from old water mains and service lines by corrosive water. The Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) requires public water supplies to ...

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1998)
    This fact sheet gives an overview of lead’s health effects, steps to reduce risks from lead paint, and resources to consult for further information.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Waste Management and Research Center, 2007-10)
    International Truck and Engine Corporation participated in the Illinois Waste Management and Research Center's (WMRC's) Cutting Edge Partnership and reduced the amount of coating and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) used ...

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  • Kohler, Christopher C.; Call, Todd; Heidinger, Roy C. (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1990)

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  • Williams, Aida Sefic (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009, 2013)
    Life cycle analysis (LCA) is the systematic approach of looking at a product’s complete life cycle, from raw materials to final disposal of the product. It offers a "cradle to grave" look at a product or process, considering ...

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  • Williams, Aida Sefic (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009-12)
    Life cycle analysis (LCA) is the systematic approach of looking at a product’s complete life cycle, from raw materials to final disposal of the product. It offers a “cradle to grave” look at a product or process, considering ...

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  • Strege, Joshua R. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2010-02)
    Under funding from the Waste Management Research Center, now called the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC), and the U.S. Department of Energy, the Energy & Environmental Research Center conceived of, verified, ...

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  • Durnbaugh, Aaron (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-01)
    In a partnership with the Departments of Residence Life, Facilities, Psychology and the Institute of Environmental Sustainability, Loyola University Chicago installed water efficient fixtures on campus, engaged students ...

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  • Perino Technical Services, Inc (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1995)
    Releases from leaking underground storage tanks (LUSTs) are potential sources of underground water supply contamination in the United States. The water supplies remain at risk of contamination as long as the contaminated ...

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  • Perino Technical Services, Inc (The Center, 1993)

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  • Perino Technical Services, Inc (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1995)

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  • Bierma, Thomas J.; Marsch, Dan (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2008-12)
    Efficiency performance contracts (EPCs) for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are a marketbased approach that rewards suppliers for improving efficiency and reducing waste in SME operations through pollution prevention ...

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  • Dean-Colomb, Windy; Jeffery, Elizabeth H. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1999)
    This project was conceived as a supplement to that of Dr. J. Levengood entitled "DePue WMA Biological Site Characterization: Segment III - Levels and Effects of Selected Metals in Raccoons". Dr. Levengood had proposed ...

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  • Sweet, Clyde W.; Cappo, Kevin A.; Vermette, Stephen J.; Rose, William B.; Gordon, Jeff; Geir-Wilson, Rose (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1995)

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  • Illinois. Department of Natural Resources. Waste Management and Research Center. (DNR WMRC) (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 1998, 2013)
    Membrane filtration is a technology utilizing “smart filters” capable of separating contaminants from clean detergent. The crux of the technology lies in the ability of these filters to separate molecules on the basis of ...

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  • Hackman, Brian Lee (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1999)

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  • Gonzalez, Ed; Harmon, Jan; Meza, Gina; Harder, Vicki; Bondurant, Lee (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2004)
    This colorful educational comic book, appropriate for middle school and high school students, explains the health risks associated with mercury exposure and the environmental risks associated with mercury pollution. The ...

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