Browse Illinois Sustainability Awards Case Studies by Title

  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-04)
    In 2012, the Campaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (CUMTD) was responsible for facilitating more than 11.4 million bus, van, and paratransit rides throughout Champaign, Urbana, Savoy, and the University of Illinois Campus. ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-04)
    Chances are you have something in your house or office that is made by J.L. Clark. This mid-sized packaging design and manufacturing company, based in Rockford, makes product containers and casing for such brands as Burt’s ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-05)
    Lewis and Clark Community College (L&C) is a two-year higher education institution centered in Godfrey, IL near the Mississippi River. The college is committed to being climate neutral by 2058, requiring them to accommodate ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-05)
    In 2011, The Label Printers began closely tracking their waste generation, breaking their waste stream down into 19 material categories such as press stock, printing plate material, core plugs, electronics, and material ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-12)
    The City of Arcola partnered with Tick Tock Energy to decrease municipal energy consumption, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and save the city over $25,000 annually.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015)
    In early 2013 Nestlé’s Jacksonville environmental network set a goal to have their factory achieve zero waste to landfill by the end of that year. The network worked with representatives from all four beverage factories ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015)
    The work of Sweet Beginnings, LLC embodies the triple-bottom-line of sustainability: People, Planet and Prosperity. The social enterprise, launched in 2004 by the North Lawndale Employment Network (NLEN), produces a line ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-08)
    Thomason Machine Works, Inc. (TMW) located in Rockford, Illinois, is a second generation family-owned business that has been in operation since 1978. They specialize in replacement parts for a wide variety of header, roll ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-11)
    Hoffer Plastics, located in South Elgin, Illinois, specializes in making custom plastic injection molded items. Their products are used in retail packaging and in the automotive, medical, and appliance industries. Hoffer ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017-05)
    Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) has extensive refining, marketing, and transportation operations concentrated primarily in the Midwest, Northeast, East Coast, Gulf Coast, and Southeast regions of the United States. ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2019-04)
    For almost one hundred years, Griffith Foods has been a key contributor and active member within the global food industry. Founded in 1919 originally as Griffith Laboratories, the fourth generation family-owned organization ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017-05)
    Clarke is a global environmental products and services company. Clarke’s mission is to make communities around the world more livable, safe, and comfortable. They do this by pioneering, developing, and delivering environmentally ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018)
    Aisin Manufacturing Illinois (AMI) is one of three Aisin plants located in the AMI Industrial Park in Marion, Illinois. Aisin is an automotive manufacturer of a wide range of products such as sunroofs, grill door shutters, ...

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  • (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 : Waste Management and Research Center, 1997)
    This booklet highlights the winning entries from the 10 year history of this recognition program. As you read through this compendium of pollution prevention accomplishments, perhaps you'll recognize a certain technique ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2019-04)
    The Hilton Chicago, built in 1927 as the Stevens Hotel, was originally the largest hotel in the world. Now with over 1,544 guest rooms and over 1,000 Team Members, it remains one of the largest hotels in Illinois. The hotel ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-12)
    The City of Galena, located along the Mississippi River in northwestern Illinois, is known for its grand, historic downtown district, its rolling hills, and its beautiful fall colors. What most people don’t know is that ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1994)
    This booklet highlights pollution prevention success stories from companies throughout Illinois. Section One includes information on some 46 facilities who are saving over $10 million a year due to pollution prevention and ...

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