Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center Publications by Title

  • Jacobson, Debra; Lindsey, Tim; Scrogum, Joy; Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2019-08)
    The information in this publication was originally developed as narrative for the Technology Diffusion Topic Hub in 2004. Topic Hubs were web-based guides to peer-reviewed pollution prevention information and expertise on ...

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  • Boubekri, Nourredine; Fallahi, Behrooz (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017-08)
    The current trend in the metal-cutting industry is to find ways to completely eliminate or drastically reduce cutting fluid use in most machining operations. Recent advances in tool and machine technology have made it ...

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  • Darmody, Robert G. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-12)
    This study investigated the impact of soil modification due to suburbanization on municipal water demand. The tested hypothesis was that soils under natural or agricultural conditions allowed more water infiltration and ...

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  • Bierma, Thomas J.; Waterstraat, Francis L. (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2004)

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  • Sweet, Clyde W.; Vermette, Stephen J.; Gatz, Donald F. (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1990)

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  • Sweet, Clyde W.; Vermette, Stephen J. (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1991)

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  • Bittorf, Peter; Kapoor, Shiv G.; DeVor, Richard E. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    Modern high speed machining would not be possible without the use of metalworking fluids (MWFs). MWFs perform a number of useful functions like cooling and lubrication. They also assist with metal chip evacuation and ...

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  • David, Mark B.; Gentry, Lowell E.; Cooke, Richard A.; Stark, Karen M. (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2002)

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  • Peyton, Gary R.; LeFaivre, Mary H.; Smith, Michelle A. (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Reseach and Information Center, 1990-08)
    The feasibility of cleaning up contaminated ground water and aquifer solids from so-called "town gas" sites using photolytic ozonation and chemical in situ aquifer reclamation (CISR) techniques was investigated in the ...

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  • Holm, Thomas R. (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2002)

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  • Holm, Thomas R. (Illinois Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1996)
    The chemical oxidation demand (COD) test is used in numerous laboratories to characterize wastewater and effluent. The COD reagent contains high concentrations of sulfuric acid and mercury and dichomate salts. All treatment ...

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  • 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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