Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center Publications by Title

  • Feher, Savannah; Iosbaker, Joe; Janssen Mahajan, April; Klein-Banai, Cindy; Pai, Shantanu; Scrogum, Joy (Chicago, IL : University of Illinois at Chicago, 2020-10)
    The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) recognizes the impacts of climate change and is committed to creating a resilient campus as stated in UIC’s Climate Commitments. The Climate Commitments have led to the development ...

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  • Marsch, Dan; Springman, Mike (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011, 2013)
    This fact sheet documents the waste reduction measures of a company located in central Illinois that manufactures metal components used in electrical and mechanical support systems. These include conduit, process piping, ...

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  • Scrogum, Joy (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    This sculpture is a part of a grant received from the Student Sustainability Committee (SSC) and is meant to raise awareness of the magnitude of waste generated on campus and in the US, as well as options for waste reduction ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-06)
    Loyola University Chicago is a private university founded in 1870. Loyola maintains four campuses internationally, serving 15,902 undergraduate and graduate students and employing more than 4,000 faculty and staff members. ...

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  • Zheng, Wei; WIles, Kelsey N.; Dodge, Laurel (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-05)
    The widespread occurrence of pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) and steroid hormones in watersheds has been recognized as an emerging environmental issue. The potential uptake and accumulation of these ...

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  • Tess, Scott R. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-02)
    The Urbana Irrigation Controls Study was undertaken to determine if measurable potable water savings and financial savings would result from the installation of irrigation control sensors on automatic landscape irrigation ...

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  • Kruse, Carl W.; Salmeen, Irving T.; Kalis, Edward M.; Carlson, Stephen L.; Demir, Ilham; Kim, Byung R.; Rostam-Abadi, Massoud (The Center, 1994)
    Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and paint sludge are generated by painting perations at automobile assembly plants. This study's goal was to demonstrate that paint sludge can be converted to adsorbents for the capture ...

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  • Mitchell, J. Kent; Felsot, Allan; Dzantor, E. Kudjo (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1994)

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  • Andrews Environmental Engineering, Inc (The Center, 1994)
    Landfarming is a cost effective solution to remediating soil and groundwater that have been impacted by pesticides. This remediation technique is a safe, sound and ideal solution for agribusinesses that want to take care ...

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  • Ramachandran, Divya; Singh, Vijay; Rajagopalan, Kishore; Strathmann, Timothy J. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013-03)
    The bioethanol industry exerts a significant demand on water supplies. Current water consumption rate in corn dry grind ethanol plants is 3 to 4 gallons of water per gallon of ethanol produced (gal/gal) and 6 to 10 gal/gal ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1991)
    Spent batteries are a problem for all types of automotive shops. Because they can leak, they are dangerous to handle and can make disposal difficult. In addition, new hazardous waste regulations have created some confusion ...

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  • Marsch, Dan; Springman, Mike (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011, 2013)
    This case study documents how two vendors worked together with the City of Effingham to improve the design, operation and energy efficiency of its water and wastewater treatment facilities.

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  • Marsch, Dan (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 2007, 2013)
    This fact sheet provides a worksheet that facilities can use to determine how much they're spending on compressed air in their operations.

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  • Shipchandler, Riyaz (Champaign, IL : Waste Management and Research Center, 2008-02-06)
    The Waste Management & Research Center estimated emissions from leaf blowers under three different policy scenarios for the Chicago metropolitan region: (1) a baseline that assumes no local ordinances have been enacted, ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2002-02)
    Report of activities of the Illinois Waste Management and Research Center for FY 2001.

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  • Illinois. Waste Management and Research Center (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1997)
    Includes bibliography of staff papers and presentations.

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  • Illinois. Waste Management and Research Center ([Champaign, Ill.] : The Center,, 1999)

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  • Illinois. Waste Management and Research Center ([Champaign, Ill.] : The Center,, 1999)

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  • Illinois. Waste Management and Research Center ([Champaign, Ill.] : The Center,, 2000)

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  • Twarog, Daniel L. (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center (HWRIC). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1992)
    Research on emission control and waste disposal is the number one priority within AFS. In an industry survey conducted by AFS, ten top areas of concern were outlined, headed by sand system waste and emissions from molding, ...

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