Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center Publications by Title

  • 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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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014)
    Flyer for the Illinois Green Office Challenge, that encouraged friendly competition amongst office buildings to achieve energy and water conservation and waste reduction.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1992-06)
    This fact sheet provides information on locating data related to waste management in Illinois.

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  • Jin, Guang; Bierma, Thomas J. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2010-03)
    This research examined the use of whole-cell biocatalysts to produce biodiesel at room temperature (25oC). Rhizopus oryzae (ATCC 10260) was used to catalyze the conversion of virgin and waste oils (triglycerides) into ...

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  • Romzick, Peter G.; Swanstrom, Carl (The Center, 1991)
    Chemical Waste Management, Inc. (CWM) conducted a laboratory X*TRAX treatability study on a fire training area jet fuel contaminated soil from Chanute Air Force Base (AFB) near Rantoul, Illinois. The CWM X *TRAX patented ...

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  • Bordson, Gary O.; Levengood, Jeffrey M.; Czesney, Sergiusz; Rinchard, Jacques (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-11)
    Persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBT) substances are a continuing cause of concern because of their effects on environmental and human health. The objectives of this pilot study were (1) to develop a screening method ...

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  • Brown, Jerry (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2002, 2013)
    Ace Plating Company is a small Chicago job shop offering a variety of decorative electroplating finishes including various types of brass, nickel, bronze and copper. In 1993, Ace Plating used about five million gallons of ...

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  • Pai, Shantanu; Bartels, Bart (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015)
    In Fall 2014, the University of Illinois participated in the Gameday Recycling Challenge for the first time. The Gameday Recycling Challenge is a friendly competition for colleges and universities to promote waste reduction ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-04)
    Waste generation is a huge problem, but we all have the power to help prevent and reduce it by making simple changes in our individual decisions. Use these tips start packing waste free lunches and do your small part ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-04)
    Founded in 1985, the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) has helped thousands of organizations and citizens implement sustainable solutions to environmental and economic challenges. ISTC's mission is to encourage ...

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  • Pai, Shantanu (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    Spraying Systems Co manufactures industrial and agricultural spray products, including spray nozzles and accessories. The company wanted to reduce its waste generation and increase diversion. ISTC's Zero Waste program ...

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  • Pai, Shantanu (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-04)
    The Urbana City Building Complex is comprised of three buildings, originally constructed in the early 1960s and modified in the 1990s. The complex houses the offices of the Executive (Mayor), Community Development, and ...

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