Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Title

  • Keener, Nate (2014-11-13)
    Nate Keener - Director of Sustainability at Lewis and Clark Community College. In 2007, Lewis and Clark Community College (L&C) signed the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC). In 2009, ...

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  • Steinman, Alan (2017-04-27)
    Alan Steinman - Director of Grand Valley State University's Annis Water Resources Institute (MI). Excess nutrient runoff is negatively impacting aquatic ecosystems in the Great Lakes and throughout the world. Understanding ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2004)
    Fluorescent, high intensity discharge, metal halide, high-pressure sodium, and neon lamps and their ballasts contain PCBs, mercury, and other toxic chemicals. In order to properly comply with federal and state regulations, ...

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  • Deal, Brian (2008-03-05)
    Brian Deal - Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Illinois. A fundamental concern as educators, as researchers, and as citizens should be in the quality and sustainability of our ...

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  • Bogner, Jean (2011-11-07)
    Jean Bogner - Research Professor, Dept. of Earth & Environmental Sciences, UIC. Landfill methane is the third largest source of anthropogenic methane in the U.S., also accounting for approximately 1-2% of total global ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    This group of students has formed a company with a business model using lease-based sales for new and used laptops and a goal of zero waste. They have proposed a laptop designed around modularity with a durable, lightweight ...

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  • O'Brien, Kevin C. (U.S. Department of Energy, 2017-08-18)
    The work summarized in this report is the first step towards a project that will re-train and create jobs for personnel in the coal industry and continue regional economic development to benefit regions impacted by previous ...

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  • O'Brien, Kevin C. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017)
    The work summarized in this report is the first step towards a project that will re-train and create jobs for personnel in the coal industry and continue regional economic development to benefit regions impacted by previous ...

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  • Morrow, Debra; Piwoni, Marvin D. (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1993-03)
    The US Army Corps of Engineers has experienced numerous problems with bacterial die-off at wastewater treatment plants experiencing loads from aircraft cleaning operations. The logical conclusion reached in investigations ...

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  • Neville, Sarah (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2012-08)
    Presentation about the Safer Pest Control Project's Lawn to Lake project, in collaboration with Lake Champlain Sea Grant, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant, Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission, Chicago Metropolitan ...

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  • Hoff, Jim (2011-09-15)
    Environmental researchers agree that Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a promising method for assessing the overall environmental impact of the buildings in which we live, work and play. Although LCA is acknowledged to be an ...

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  • Kelly, Walt; Dorevitch, Samuel; Awadalla, Saria; Geiger, Sarah (2017-10-17)

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  • Kelly, Walton; Geiger, Sarah; Jacobs, David; Awadalla, Saria; Bressler, Jonathan; Dorevitch, Samuel (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2020-04)
    Lead in drinking water has recently become a national concern on account of the leaching of lead from old water mains and service lines by corrosive water. The Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) requires public water supplies to ...

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1998)
    This fact sheet gives an overview of lead’s health effects, steps to reduce risks from lead paint, and resources to consult for further information.

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  • Gearhart, Jeff (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2004-09)
    Provides an overview of lead uses in vehicles, the problem with lead wheel weights, wheel balancing 101, lead free alternatives, and the Lead Free Wheels Program.

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  • Holley, Mary Beth (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2007-03-13)
    Overview of implementing Lean & Clean in a facility.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Waste Management and Research Center, 2007-10)
    International Truck and Engine Corporation participated in the Illinois Waste Management and Research Center's (WMRC's) Cutting Edge Partnership and reduced the amount of coating and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) used ...

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  • Dvorak, Bruce (2017-05-03)
    Presentation details work done with beef packers in Nebraska as part of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's P3 (Partners in Pollution Prevention) intern program. The goal of the project was to work with several partners ...

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  • Aga, Diana (2016-09-08)
    Diana S. Aga - Henry Woodburn Professor of Chemistry; The State University of New York, Buffalo. In the last twenty years, thousands of research papers covering different aspects of emerging contaminants have been ...

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  • Scrogum, Joy (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-11-22)
    Joy Scrogum of the Green Lunchroom Challenge reviews how to submit activities for Challenge scoring.

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