Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center Publications by Title

  • (Champaign, IL : Waste Management and Research Center, 1997-03)
    Antifreeze plays an essential role in maintaining proper car operation. This fact sheet provides information on proper use and disposal, pollution prevention techniques, and health effects of antifreeze.

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  • Risatti, James B. (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1992)

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014)
    Cards that include recipes for non-toxic household cleaners using common houseful ingredients and tips for proper disposal of common household hazardous wastes.

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  • Regenstein, Lisa R.; Goldberg, Terri L.; Peden, Jacqueline M.; Liebl, David S. (Champaign, IL : Waste Management and Research Center, 1998-04)
    Today there are are many federal, regional, state and local programs providing assistance to small business. Many of these agencies have embraced pollution prevention as the preferred environmental protection strategy and ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009, 2013)
    Carlisle SynTec manufactures single-ply roofing systems primarily for commercial and industrial applications. In most situations, return of boiler steam condensate is a viable and often utilized energy recovery and water ...

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  • Mulrow, John; Pai, Shantanu; Scrogum, Joy (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-12)
    The Forest Preserve District of Cook County (District) is committed to protecting Chicagoland ecosystems for future generations to enjoy. Through environmental stewardship and educational programs, the District makes natural ...

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  • Lindsey, Timothy C.; Peden, Jacqueline M. (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1994)

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  • (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 1997, 2013)
    Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) engineers conducted this project to evaluate the technical and economic potential for ultrafiltration to recycle aqueous cleaning solutions used at the Ford Stamping Plant.

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  • Pai, Shantanu (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-07)
    A waste audit was conducted by the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) for the Urbana City Building in December, 2013. ISTC made recommendations to increase overall recycling rates after the waste audit was ...

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  • Sresty, Guggilam C. (The Center, 1990)

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  • Illinois Waste Management and Research Center (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2004)
    This fact sheet offers suggestions for greening your winter holiday celebrations.

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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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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1998)
    This fact sheet offers suggestions for reducing paint related wastes in auto body shops.

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  • Ronda, Ray (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 2000)
    This case study details how ISTC helped Alexian Brothers Medical Center reduce their solvent use by distilling their used alcohol and xylene on site, rather than disposing of them and purchasing new solvent every week.

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  • Delta Institute (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-01)
    Purchasing decisions made by companies for electronic office equipment, such as computers, printers, and fax machines, are often not made with the equipment end-of-life disposition in mind. Purchasing agents develop technical ...

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  • Marsch, Dan; Springman, Mike (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009, 2013)
    Water treatment facilities incorporate a variety of techniques when processing drinking water. No matter what individual techniques they use, all processes involve a series of pumps and motors to move water from a source ...

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  • (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1998)
    Large or small, businesses can reduce paint wastes, from half-congealed paint to paint/solvent sludge without an investment. Most often, money is saved, efficiency improves, and the workplace is made safer. This fact sheet ...

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  • (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 1999, 2013)
    Ace Plating Company is a small Chicago job shop that offers a variety of electoplating finishes including brass, nickel, and copper. Ace contacted ISTC after they were notified that they would need to begin paying an annual ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-02)
    Carus Corporation is an environmental services company providing materials to the water, industrial, air and soil remediation markets, operating six sites globally. Carus Corporation has reduced the energy and carbon ...

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  • Marsch, Dan; Springman, Mike (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2010, 2013)
    The Harris Broadcast Communication Division (BCD), located in Quincy, Illinois, manufactures radio and television transmitters including High Definition TV and High Definition Radio. Harris Corporation and its employees ...

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