Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center Publications by Title

  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1992-10)
    This fact sheet outlines the safe use and disposal of antifreeze by home mechanics.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2020-02)
    The salvage business has evolved into a sophisticated, technology-driven operation that constantly changes in response to innovations in industry. The modern-day salvage business needs established operating practices that ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-12)
    Lighting is a crucial component of the manufacturing process. It impacts worker productivity, product quality, and facility appearance. Lighting also comprises a significant portion of a facility's energy costs and is ...

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  • Kohler, Christopher C.; Heidinger, Roy C. (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1994)

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  • Marlin, John C. (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2003)
    Sediment excavated from an Illinois River backwater with a clamshell bucket was stockpiled on a field. The following day it loaded into concrete handling trucks. A concrete pump and placing boom had little difficulty ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Waste Management and Research Center, 2007-10-23)
    Bibliography to supplement Pollution Prevention in the Health Care Industry: An Introduction.

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  • Lu, Yi; Nagraj, Nandini; Deluhery, Jennifer (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-05)
    Endotoxins are potentially toxic natural compounds that are found in the outer membranes of various gram-negative bacteria. Endotoxins are in large part responsible for dramatic clinical manifestations of infections with ...

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  • Marsch, Dan; Springman, Mike (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 2007, 2013)
    The University of Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) worked with Highland Machine, a metal fabricator, to assess potential savings through analysis of lighting and water use.

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  • Sharma, Brajendra K.; Kohli, Kirtika (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2020-07-16)
    The catalytic hydrodeoxygenation (HDO) of food waste-derived biocrude oil was investigated to produce renewable hydrocarbons using slurry phase sulfide and carbide catalysts. Experiments were performed to evaluate the ...

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  • Moshage, Thomas; Moshage, Ralph (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-07)
    Founded in 1915, Carus Corporation is an environmental services company located in LaSalle, Illinois that manufactures a range of products for municipal and industrial markets. The site currently uses approximately 1,360 ...

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  • University of Illinois. Prairie Research Institute. Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. Technical Assistance Program. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2020-11)
    As is common with fast-growing markets, little thought has been given until recently to end-of-life disposal considerations for solar modules. Currently, solar disposal makes up only a small percentage of the number being ...

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  • University of Illinois. Prairie Research Institute. Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. Technical Assistance Program (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2021-01)
    With a payback of only 2.5 years, a rooftop solar PV installation proposed for a nut roasting facility in central Illinois puts them on the path to achieving net zero electricity. On-site solar yields cost savings, ...

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  • Peyton, Gary R.; Smith, Michelle A. (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Reseach and Information Center, 1988)
    Ground water which has been contaminated by improper disposal of organic chemicals is usually cleaned up either by air stripping or granular activated carbon adsorption, both of which still leave a pollution problem when ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1993-11)
    Describes the services of HWRIC's now defunct solvent substitution testing program.

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  • Holm, Thomas R.; Machesky, Michael L.; Scott, John W. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-12)
    Biochars were produced by slow pyrolysis of corn stover under a nitrogen atmosphere at 450°, 550°, and 750°C. The chars were subjected to artificial aging, i.e., repeatedly freezing and thawing or incubating moist char at ...

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  • Granberg, Kelly J.; Rockne, Karl J. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-06)
    The accumulation of over six million metric tons of sediment annually in the Illinois River Valley degrades its recreational, commercial, and ecological value. This necessitates dredging a large volume of sediment to restore ...

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  • Zou, Yonghong; Zheng, Wei (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-12)
    In this study, sediments from the Peoria Pool of the Illinois River were analyzed for the presence and concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and metals. The PAH source apportionment analysis utilized ...

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  • Reddy, K.R. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1985-10)
    Public Act 83-1268 mandated the Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources to conduct a study and develop a classification system for "Special Waste" streams generated in Illinois. The law specifies that the system ...

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  • Foster, Mark S.; Conver, Shawn; Rodabough, Allyson; Dayton, Tressia M.; Koropchak, John A.; Niederhoffer, Eric C. (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1993)

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