Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC)


The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) (formerly known as the Waste Management and Research Center) assists Illinois industries, businesses, and citizens to reduce and manage waste. See for more information.

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  • Dolan, Rita E.; Brown, Nahid A. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-12)
    Perchlorate is an inorganic compound that can affect human health by disrupting thyroid function. It is used in explosives, pyrotechnics, rockets, missiles, fireworks, road flares, and other items. In Illinois, potential ...


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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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  • Lian, Yanqing; Roadcap, George; Hejazi, Mohamad; Cai, Ximing (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-12)
    Lake Calumet is located south of Lake Michigan. It is a site of former landfills and abandoned industrial facilities, yet a place of economical and ecological significance for the future development of the area. The marshes ...


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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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  • 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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