Browse Sponsored Research Program Unpublished Project Reports - Illinois Sustainable Technology Center by Title

  • Hansen, Larry G. (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1996-06)
    Three matrices were sampled from the Sangamo Electric Landfill located on the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge in Southern Illinois. The samples were extracted and refined for biological testing. The refined soil ...

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  • Morgan, Susan M.; Zhou, Jianpeng (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2010-02-08)
    Through their work with Illinois industry, the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) prevents pollution from entering the environment while assisting companies to maintain economic viability. A majority of their ...

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  • Caterpillar, Inc (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1998)
    Painting tractors yellow at Caterpillar demands the use of a significant number of filters. When these filters are spent, the paint continues to cure in an exothermic process, which may result in spontaneous combustion and ...

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  • Eichrom Industries, Inc (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1997-04-15)
    In 1995, operating under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) between Argonne National Laboratory, Wayne Circuits, Inc. and Eichrom Industries, Inc., a process was devised to treat and recycle printed ...

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  • Durnbaugh, Aaron (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-01)
    In a partnership with the Departments of Residence Life, Facilities, Psychology and the Institute of Environmental Sustainability, Loyola University Chicago installed water efficient fixtures on campus, engaged students ...

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  • Dean-Colomb, Windy; Jeffery, Elizabeth H. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1999)
    This project was conceived as a supplement to that of Dr. J. Levengood entitled "DePue WMA Biological Site Characterization: Segment III - Levels and Effects of Selected Metals in Raccoons". Dr. Levengood had proposed ...

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  • Skerlos, Steven J. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2000)
    Metalworking fluids (MWFs) are used in manufacturing as coolants, lubricants,mand corrosion inhibitors. Growing MWF acquisition and disposal costs, together with concerns about microbiological health hazards and environmental ...

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  • Holm, Nancy; Cosper, Stephen; Meschewski, Elizabeth (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-11-30)
    This paper was developed to provide general information about the issue of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in schools.

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  • Cheryan, Munir (Champaign, IL : Waste Management and Research Center, 2003-11)
    Membrane filtration processes such as ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis have great potential in significantly reducing water consumption in metal finishing industries by allowing recycling of treated electroplating ...

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  • Peyton, Gary R.; Smith, Michelle A. (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Reseach and Information Center, 1988)
    Ground water which has been contaminated by improper disposal of organic chemicals is usually cleaned up either by air stripping or granular activated carbon adsorption, both of which still leave a pollution problem when ...

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  • Bunker, Grant (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2000)
    The purpose of this pilot study was to determine detection limits of XAS for mercury in tissues using the best available x-ray technology at the BioCAT undulator beamline at the Advanced Photon Source, and to assess the ...

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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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