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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  • Anand, Sowmya (2014-07)
    The Survey Research Laboratory (SRL) at the University of Illinois assisted Principal Investigator Laura Barnes, Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable (GLRPPR), with a Web-based ...


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  • Liu, Peter Ping; Cloward, Jerry (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-02)
    Renewable energy offers a great potential for the world to reduce its dependency on fossil fuels, which can lead to a cleaner environment, better preservation of natural resources, and more economic opportunities for ...


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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-01)
    Changing perceptions about our place in, and relationship to, the rest of the natural world, is a crucial aspect of fostering sustainable behavior. Worldviews shape decisions. Lack of awareness, confusion, or apathy toward ...


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  • Loftus, Lucy; Jin, Guang; Armstrong, Shalamar; Bierma, Thomas; Walker, Paul; Zheng, Wei; Kelly, Walt (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-01)
    The potential human and environmental health risks posed by pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) have been identified as a research priority at both the federal and state level. It has been well documented ...


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  • Holm, Thomas R.; Machesky, Michael L.; Scott, John W. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-12)
    Biochars were produced by slow pyrolysis of corn stover under a nitrogen atmosphere at 450°, 550°, and 750°C. The chars were subjected to artificial aging, i.e., repeatedly freezing and thawing or incubating moist char at ...


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