Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Title

  • Ham, Seounghyun; Wentz, John E.; Kapoor, Shiv G.; DeVor, Richard E. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    Metalworking fluids (MWFs) play a significant role in machining operations. Despite their importance, the manufacturing industry lacks tools to make functionally sound and economical decisions about them. In this research ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Waste Management and Research Center, 1997)
    This booklet highlights the winning entries from the 10 year history of this recognition program. As you read through this compendium of pollution prevention accomplishments, perhaps you'll recognize a certain technique ...

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  • Li, Xiaolin; Zheng, Wei; Machesky, Michael L.; Yates, Scott R.; Katterhenry, Michael (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    ISTC’s senior research scientist Wei Zheng collaborated with researchers from the Illinois State Water Survey, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the University of Illinois to determine the degradation kinetics of ...

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  • Liu, Jinyong; Men, Yujie; Bentel, Michael; Yu, Yaochun; Xu, Lihua; Wong, Bryan (2019-05-21)
    The removal of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) from drinking water has been the USEPA’s national priority. Although many novel technologies have been developed for the defluorination (i.e., C−F bond cleavage) ...

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  • Bailey, Martin B.; Miller, Gary D.; Case, Laurie J. (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1992)
    The Degree of Hazard program is a computer model which incorporates the Degree of Hazard Methodology as developed by the Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Illinois through funding by the Hazardous ...

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  • Murdoch, Larry; Kemper, Mark; Narayanaswamy, Mohan; Wolf, Allen (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center (HWRIC), 1994)

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  • Adrian, Jeffrey R. (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2011)
    Many of today's environmental managers are taking a hard look at implementing some form of an environmental management system (EMS) for their facilities. The arguments for doing so are persuasive. They include the possibility ...

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  • Wolske, Martin; Haniya, Samaa (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-02)
    Some researchers have begun to call into question the dominant rhetoric and policies regarding the digital divide as an oversimplification missing deeper social and institutionalized inequalities that form the root of what ...

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  • Brachman, Steve (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2004-09)
    Overview of technical assistance projects within U.S. EPA Region 5 to manage dental amalgam waste to prevent mercury releases. Approaches included purchase of amalgam separators by dentists, as well as applying other best ...

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  • Kim, Duck (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2002-08)
    Overview of Ontario's Dental Amalgam Waste Reduction Initiative.

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  • Stone, Mark (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2007-03-13)
    Provides an overview of initiatives to eliminate the use of dental amalgam containing mercury.

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  • Sommer, Libby (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2012-08)
    Update on EPA's Design for the Environment (DfE) program.

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  • Hansen, Larry G. (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1996-06)
    Three matrices were sampled from the Sangamo Electric Landfill located on the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge in Southern Illinois. The samples were extracted and refined for biological testing. The refined soil ...

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  • Landsberger, Sheldon; Hopke, P.K.; Golchert, Brian (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1990-01)
    Neutron activation analysis has been used to analyze sediment cores from the Rock River and two branches of Kent Creek, one of its tributaries, to determine the concentrations of thirteen heavy metals (Ti, Cu, V, Mn, As, ...

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  • Johnson, Kevin (2008-04-25)
    Kevin Johnson - Dept. of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, SIU-Edwardsville. Overview: The need to evaluate pharmaceuticals The need to evaluate pharmaceuticals and EDCs in major rivers in the in major rivers in the ...

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  • Jones, Gary A. (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2004)
    The two most important aspects involved in air pollution control regulations for the printer is knowing how much air pollution is being released from their operation and what specific air pollution permit and possible ...

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  • Jones, Gary A. (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2004)
    The principal reason why a printer needs to know their VOC and HAP emissions is because of construction and/or operating permits and emission inventory reporting requirements. Many state and local air pollution control ...

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  • Finley, Rob (2009-10-28)
    The Midwest Geological Sequestration Consortium (MGSC) has completed drilling a 7,230 feet carbon dioxide injection well at Decatur, Illinois as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership ...

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  • Robbins, Kathleen (2010-12-01)
    Kathleen Robbins - Co-founder of Jatropha Pepinye. The presentation discussed the work of Jatropha Pepinye and other organizations in Haiti to help solve some of the problems of deforestation and limited energy supplies ...

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  • Panero, Marta (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2005-08-25)
    Overview of an industrial ecology project in the New York/New Jersey Harbor. The goals of the project were to: identify the locations in five toxicant cycles (Hg, Cd,PCBs, dioxins and PAHs) where pollution prevention (P2) ...

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