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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  • Marlin, John C.; Darmody, Robert G. (College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; the Nature of Illinois Foundation; the Illinois Stewardship Advisory Committee., 2005-04)
    The "Mud to Parks" Project highlights a rare opportunity to simultaneously generate environmental, recreational, and economic benefits in two distinct areas of the state of Illinois. This article details the background of ...


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  • Darmody, Robert G.; Diaz, Dorivar Ruiz (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017-08)
    Periodic dredging of lakes and waterways generates large amounts of material, often stored indefinitely in extensive sediment basins. A proposed dredging project in the Peoria Lake portion of the Illinois River will generate ...


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  • Boubekri, Nourredine; Fallahi, Behrooz (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017-08)
    The current trend in the metal-cutting industry is to find ways to completely eliminate or drastically reduce cutting fluid use in most machining operations. Recent advances in tool and machine technology have made it ...


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  • Halbrook, Richard S.; Sheehan, Robert J. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017-08)
    Staff of the Cooperative Wildlife Research Laboratory recently used environmental contaminant concentrations in mink (Mustela vison) to monitor environmental health using Illinois watersheds as a geographical framework. ...


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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017-07)
    Summarizes the activities of the Center for the period January 1, 2016-June 30, 2017


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