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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  • Windows-Yule, Kit (2020-11-19)
    Abstract: The plastic waste crisis is one of the great global challenges facing modern society. In this talk, we discuss a new technology designed to recycle mixed plastic waste, converting it into new, virgin-quality ...


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  • Small, Brian; Rajagopalan, Nandakishore; Quagrainie, Kwamena (2015)
    A considerable quantity of saline water is available in Illinois to support the needs of a marine aquaculture industry. The sources vary from isolated, deep rock aquifers to industrial effluents. In the present study, ...


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  • (2015)
    The ISTC Grant Program funded the following projects in fiscal years 2015 and 2016 in conjunction with ISTC’s goal of saving Illinois one billion gallons of water. Results of the projects will be shared via case studies, ...


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  • Rajagopalan, Kishore (2013)
    Several options for dewatering fine coal and refuse are available to coal preparation plants to recover the coal material for reuse. However, cost-effective dewatering continues to be a technical and economic barrier to ...


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