Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center Publications by Title

  • 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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  • McKinley, Marvin D.; Jefcoat, Irvin A.; Herz, William J.; Frederick, Christopher L. (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center (HWRIC),, 1994)
    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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  • Burris, Jane; O'Rourke, Diane (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1997-01)
    The purpose of this project was to gather detailed information about waste management practices and waste generation and treatment at institutions of higher education in Illinois. Data were collected in two phases from a ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    Describes the problem of plastic pollution and outlines the economic advantages of using pyrolysis to produce crude oil from waste plastics, particularly hard to recycle or non-recyclable plastics.

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  • Brookfield, Frank M.; Wickliff, Alisa B. (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1990)
    The Waste Reduction Advisory System (WRAS) was created to provide a means for generators of regulated and non-regulated waste to find ways to reduce their wastes. The WRAS is an interactive waste management tool designed ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1989)
    This brochure from 1989 provides basic information about source reduction/pollution prevention and where to go for further assistance. It was one of the Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center's first marketing pieces.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1992-01)
    Short case study of a metal shelving manufacturer that used ultrafiltration to extend their cleaning bath life and reduce the amount of hazardous waste generated.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1994-01)
    This fact sheet discusses the use of water-based cleaners as a replacement for solvent degreasers in industrial surface preparation operations. It includes a brief case study of how R.B. White, a metal fabricator, used ...

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  • University of Illinois. Prairie Research Institute. Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. Technical Assistance Program (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-11)
    The primary deliverable of this proposed project is to provide a detailed waste characterization assessment for three facilities located throughout the Urbana-Champaign campus of the University of Illinois. Lincoln Avenue ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014)
    This three poster series describes the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's water research projects, which focus on water conservation and reuse, as well as augmentation of saline and brackish water by forward osmosis, ...

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  • Lindsey, Tim (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 2006, 2013)
    Misunderstanding the true cost of utilizing raw materials such as water can frequently result in poor management choices regarding how the raw materials are used. Metal finishing operations are notorious for using large ...

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  • (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1998)
    Aqueous waste streams are generated from some manufacturing processes and from waste treatment processes such as absorption, adsorption, and membrane filtration. These waste streams are often too dilute for incineration ...

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