Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Title

  • Marlin, John C. (Urbana, IL : Illinois Water Resources Center, 2001)
    During the past two centuries the Illinois River and its hydrology have been altered numerous times. Early navigation works, levees, diversion, agricultural and urban drainage practices, locks and dams and other changes ...

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  • Marlin, John C. (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2004)
    A barge load of sediment excavated by clamshell from Lower Peoria Lake was shipped to Chicago, Ill. It was loaded onto trucks with a large excavator and placed at a conservation area and the Paxton I landfill reclamation ...

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  • Tzovolos, Nick; Voegtlin, David J. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-03)
    Invertebrate sampling was conducted at three sites: Indian Ridge Marsh, Indian Creek, and Hegewisch Marsh. A total of 1,626 species were recorded. Further sampling would yield many more species. Approximately 48% of all ...

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  • Pai, Shantanu (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-09)
    Since 2010, the University has taken several major steps toward achieving zero waste. In 2013, the University engaged the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center to conduct a campus-wide waste characterization study to ...

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  • Jacobson, Deb (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2000)
    Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) requires written programs, training, and records to be collected and retained by most businesses in the United States. If you do not have them, or they are not available when ...

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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1998)
    The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) of 1984 gave the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the authority to regulate municipal and hazardous waste. The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide a basic ...

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  • Pyzik, Laura (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2007-03-13)
    Overview of lean manufacturing concepts and EPA's Lean and Environment Toolkit.

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  • Stier, John (2018-09-20)
    John Stier - Sustainability Mentor, Brewers Association. John Stier, Sustainability Mentor for the Brewers Association, will share over 35 years of brewery experience to explore the topic of sustainability in the craft ...

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  • Marlin, John C.; Darmody, Robert G. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-03)
    This report is a review of the sediment beneficial use project coordinated by the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC), which became known as the "Mud to Parks" project. This document focuses on published and ...

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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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  • Mazur-Stommen, Susan; Vigen, Michelle (2013-01)
    Presentation for Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable webinar of the same title. Discusses behavior change research and it's application by pollution prevention technical assistance providers.

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  • Lavey, Warren (2014-02-21)
    Warren Lavey - Adjunct Professor in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences as well as the School of Earth, Society, and Environment, at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Technologies ...

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  • Biochar 
    (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Biochar is a charcoal material byproduct produced from the thermochemical conversion of biomass in a limited oxygen environment. This process, called pyrolysis, also creates syngas and bio-oils, which are used to generate ...

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  • Friend, Duane (2013-06-14)
    Duane Friend - Extension Educator, Environmental Stewardship and Energy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A biochar field study on three low organic matter soils was initiated in Illinois in 2012. Sites ...

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  • Brewer, Catie (2010-09-01)
    Catie Brewer - Iowa State University

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  • Spokas, Kurt (2014-08-08)
    Kurt Spokas - Research Soil Scientist at the USDA-ARS in St. Paul, MN. Recent data collected from both artificially and naturally weathered biochars suggest that a potential significant pathway of biochar disappearance ...

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  • Bayan, M.R. (2013-06-14)
    M. R. Bayan - Assistant Professor, Department of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, MO. Soybean (Glycine max) was grown in a greenhouse experiment using an Entisol. Pots contained ...

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  • Christians, Nick (2013-06-14)
    Nick Christians – Professor, Department of Horticulture at Iowa State University in Ames, IA. Sand-based turfgrass root zones have limited nutrient retention and water-holding capacity. Peat moss often is used to offset ...

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  • Heilmann, Steve (2010-09-01)
    Steve Heilmann - University of Minnesota

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  • Wever, Paul; Anderson, Paul (2010-09-01)
    Paul Wever & Paul Anderson - Chip Energy, Inc.

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