Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Author "Barnes, Laura L."

  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2015-02-27)
    Results of a literature search for peer-reviewed documents related to CO2 refrigeration and/or P2 opportunities for ammonia, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen sulfide, n-hexane, nitric compounds, and sulfuric acid, as used in ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L.; Anand, Sowmya (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2015-03)
    The Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable (GLRPPR) is a professional organization that facilitates networking among and develops and promotes information resources and training for sustainability professionals ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2016-10)
    Links to documents and research articles related to the environmental impact of and pollution prevention options for commercial car washes.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2006-03)
    With gas prices soaring, people are looking for cheaper, renewable sources of fuel for their vehicles. Biodiesel fuel is used in diesel engines and is made from domestically available, renewable organic resources, such as ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2005-04)
    The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970, the same year that President Richard Nixon signed the legislation that created the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Its founder, Senator Gaylord Nelson, envisioned it ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2005)
    This reference guide includes links to consumer information and more technical research articles which discuss the potential health and environmental impacts of CCA and arsenic, risk assessment information, and environmental ...

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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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  • Bannon-Nilles, Phyllis; Barnes, Laura L.; Vangala, Suma (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2016-08)
    In this report, the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable (GLRPPR) has used publicly available environmental data to establish a regional baseline for industrial chemical use and emissions; pollution prevention ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2010-05-06)
    Presentation given to sixth grade students at Franklin Middle School in Champaign, IL about the environmental impact of the electronic gadgets they love. Includes winning videos from the International E-Waste Design Competition.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2021-09)
    Lithium-ion batteries (LiBs) are powerful, relatively inexpensive, and lightweight energy sources that power a wide variety of electronics and portable tools. LiB applications in consumer electronics include wireless ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2005)
    This reference guide includes links to classroom activities, background and policy information, standards, and reference sources that teachers can use to develop their own environmental education lesson plans.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017-07)
    Because of the growth in the global solar industry, end of life management of PV cells is an emerging issue. The search results in this document include overview information about the problem, research articles about ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2006-03-07)
    Handout for GSLIS Science Reference class in 2006. Includes links to resources on alternative energy, green chemistry, electronics waste, green building, sustainable product design, perchlorate, PFOAs, and brominated flame ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2007-03-05)
    Handout for GSLIS Science Reference class on March 5, 2007. Includes resources on alternative fuels, nanotechnology, green chemistry, electronics waste, green building, sustainable product design, brominated flame retardants, ...

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  • Bordson, Lauren; Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2007-03)
    Environmental issues provide the backdrop for an array of novels, from suspense to romance to comedy. This bibliography includes books for young adults and adults.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2017-04)
    Sometimes the information landscape feels like pure chaos. Every day, we’re flooded with information from a variety of sources. When you’re trying to find something specific and you have a deadline, it’s even easier to ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2010-03)
    Slides for presentation on sustainability and green ideas for libraries. Presented at On the Front Lines 2010 in Springfield, IL.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011-09-26)
    Presented to Prairie Research Institute staff on September 26, 2011. Provides information about IDEALS and why it's advantageous to researchers to deposit their publications.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2011-06-14)
    Presentation given at the 13th annual Illinois Leadership Conference, iHotel (Champaign, IL), June 15, 2011. Provides basic information about why social media is important and steps for developing a social media strategy ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2013-03)
    Presented as a webinar for U.S. EPA's Small Business Environmental Assistance Program. Includes information about sustainability planning and some project ideas to implement immediately.

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