Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center Publications by Title

  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-10)
    Loyola University Chicago is committed to a sustainable future through academics and research as well as co-curricular activities and campus infrastructure. A key aspect of Loyola’s social justice mission is addressing ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-09)
    Highlights of ISTC activities during the the 2018 fiscal year.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018)
    These documents describe the strategic focus of ISTC's research efforts in the areas of: biomass to high-value products; contaminant research & engagement; Carbon Dioxide Utilization and Reduction Program (COOULR); enhancing ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2019-08)
    Annual report of ISTC's research and technical assistance activities for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2020-08)
    Annual report of ISTC's research and technical assistance activities for the period July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015)
    30th anniversary retrospective of ISTC's accomplishments. Also includes web pages from the 30th anniversary event. Videos of the event presentation are available on

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017)
    Provides an overview of the environmental issues associated with pharmaceutical and personal care products in the environment.

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  • Fuessle, Robert; Taylor, Max (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1999)

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  • Brown, Jerry (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 2001, 2013)
    Ace Plating Company is a small Chicago job shop offering a variety of decorative electroplating finishes including varioustypes of brass, nickel, bronze and copper. In 1993, Ace Plating used about five million gallons of ...

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  • Barnes, Ken (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 2000, 2013)
    Wastes from plating and other wet processing operations are a permanent liability for the generator. With the Resources Conservation and RecoveryAct (RCRA) and other legislation, the legal, financial and moral obligations ...

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  • Galinis, Debbie L.; Murphy, Thomas J.; Arnold, Christopher (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1989)

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  • Lindsey, Tim (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 2000, 2013)
    The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) has developed a technical assistance program to improve adoption of pollution prevention technologies in the metal forming and machining sectors. The Accelerated Diffusion ...

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  • Lindsey, Tim (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 1999)
    The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) has developed a technical assistance program to improve adoption of pollution prevention technologies in the metal finishing industry. The Accelerated Diffusion of Pollution ...

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  • Voyles, John; Economy, James (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-03)
    As regulations governing environmental water pollution are enacted, the demand for improved remediation technologies and related materials must be addressed. Some of the most problematic pollutants are the volatile organic ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Provides an overview of membrane technology and it's uses in wastewater treatment with and emphasis on research at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center.

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  • Schideman, Lance; Martin-Ryals, Ana; Kuo, Chih-Ting (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2019-01)
    Biological CO2 capture and utilization with algae has the potential to mitigate major environmental problems associated with greenhouse gas emissions and excess wastewater nutrient discharges, and at the same time, generate ...

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  • Vermette, Stephen J.; Willet, MaryAnn; Cochran, Jack (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1995)

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  • Peden, Jacqueline M. (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1994)
    A metal finishing process can create environmental problems because it uses chemicals that are not only toxic but also resistant to degradation or decomposition. A study was undertaken at a zinc electroplating operation ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-01)
    The United States uses approximately 200 billion gallons of fuel annually. The infrastructure to support this fuel use costs $12 trillion. Alternative fuels and biofuels can help alleviate U.S. dependence on limited fossil ...

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  • (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1997)
    Describes the services of the Alternative Cleaning Technology Laboratory (ACTL), which was a service of the Illinois Waste Management and Research Center from 1997-2000.

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