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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  • (Champaign, IL : Abbott Power Plant, University of Illinois Facilities & Services, 2019-12)
    With funding from the U.S. Department of Energy/NETL, the project’s prime contractor Linde is leading the charge to test three technologies to see which are most effective at reducing aerosol particle concentrations in ...


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  • Meschewski, Elizabeth; Barnes, Laura L.; Dugard, Claire (Champaign, IL : Prairie Research Institute, 2020-02-10)
    This report was created at the request of the Illinois Legislature in IL HB5741, passed in May 2018. It is a review of the state of scientific knowledge known about contaminants of emerging concern (CEC) in wastewater ...


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  • Zheng, Wei; Holm, Nancy; Meschewski, Beth (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    In spring 2013, ISTC became involved as a partner with a new program in Champaign Country which collects old and unwanted drugs to keep them out of landfills, or to keep them from being flushed down the toilet. The project ...


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  • Zheng, Wei; Li, Xiaolin; Yates, Scott R.; Bradford, Scott A. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    Dairy products are a staple of the American diet. The main ingredient of the dairy industry, milk, has a byproduct even before it reaches the pasteurizing factory. For cows to produce milk, they need to have given birth ...


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  • Li, Xiaolin; Zheng, Wei; Machesky, Michael L.; Yates, Scott R.; Katterhenry, Michael (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    ISTC’s senior research scientist Wei Zheng collaborated with researchers from the Illinois State Water Survey, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the University of Illinois to determine the degradation kinetics of ...


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