Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Title

  • Jones, Gary A. (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2007)
    On September 13, 2004, EPA issued a new air pollution control regulation called a maximum achievable control technology (MACT) standard for hazardous air pollutants emitted from commercial, industrial and institutional ...

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  • Monteleone, Doreen (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2000)
    As air regulations controlling volatile organic compounds (VOCs) become more strict, many flexographic printers are switching to water-based ink technology to reduce their emissions. With water-based ink production on the ...

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  • Pferdehirt, Wayne (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1998)
    Printers use solvents and wipes to clean oil-based ink from equipment. Solvent cleaning typically generates hazardous waste solvents, and used cleanup wipes contaminated with ink and solvent residue. By minimizing and ...

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  • Frankenberger, Jane (2018-03-22)
    Jane Frankenberger - Professor in Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Purdue University. Drained croplands are some of the most productive lands in the world, but nitrate and phosphorus losses through tile drains ...

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  • Harris, Stewart (2017-10-05)
    Stewart Harris - Director, Marine and Environmental Stewardship, Plastics Division, American Chemistry Council. A 2015 study published in Science estimated that 4.8 to 12.7 million metric tons of plastic waste enter our ...

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  • Babcock, Laura; DeWahl, Karl; Gage, Michelle; Domski, Matt; Vanyo, Jon; Paulson, Jane; Hanlon, Patrick (2017-05-04)
    Presentation details Minnesota Technical Assistance Program's safer chemicals work with auto repair shops and the City of Minneapolis Green Business Cost Share Program. Presented as Day 2 materials substitution workshop ...

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  • Bierma, Thomas J.; Marsch, Dan (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2008-12)
    Efficiency performance contracts (EPCs) for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are a marketbased approach that rewards suppliers for improving efficiency and reducing waste in SME operations through pollution prevention ...

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  • Abelson, John (2011-10-24)
    John R. Abelson - Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and Co-Director, Energy and Sustainability Engineering (EaSE) Initiative, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Technologies have traditionally ...

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  • Dean-Colomb, Windy; Jeffery, Elizabeth H. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1999)
    This project was conceived as a supplement to that of Dr. J. Levengood entitled "DePue WMA Biological Site Characterization: Segment III - Levels and Effects of Selected Metals in Raccoons". Dr. Levengood had proposed ...

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  • Sweet, Clyde W.; Cappo, Kevin A.; Vermette, Stephen J.; Rose, William B.; Gordon, Jeff; Geir-Wilson, Rose (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1995)

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  • Zheng, Wei; Holm, Nancy; Meschewski, Beth (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    In spring 2013, ISTC became involved as a partner with a new program in Champaign Country which collects old and unwanted drugs to keep them out of landfills, or to keep them from being flushed down the toilet. The project ...

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    Susan Kieffer - Center for Advanced Studies, Professor of Geology and Physics. Large-scale natural disasters--such as earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, and floods--have occurred intermittently throughout geologic ...

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  • Illinois. Department of Natural Resources. Waste Management and Research Center. (DNR WMRC) (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 1998, 2013)
    Membrane filtration is a technology utilizing “smart filters” capable of separating contaminants from clean detergent. The crux of the technology lies in the ability of these filters to separate molecules on the basis of ...

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  • Hackman, Brian Lee (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1999)

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  • Cavett, Rob (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2003-08)
    Describes pollution prevention and energy efficiency projects at Merck's West Point, PA facility.

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  • Halbrook, Dick (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009-09-09)
    Dick Halbrook - Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

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  • (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2008-06-12)
    This Phase-Down Strategy is a project of the GLRC and seeks to complement and enhance the recommendations in the Quicksilver Caucus’s Action Plan and Implementation Strategy for reducing mercury in the environment. The ...

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  • Rossi, Mary (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2003-03)
    Discusses Erie County, NY's pollution prevention outreach and assistance program with hospitals in the county.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2002-08)
    Discusses a mercury thermometer exchange event held at Cambridge Community Hospital.

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  • Goldberg, Terry (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2002-08)
    Summarizes the current state of mercury collection programs in the Northeast. Also provides an overview of mercury-added products, legislation, and recent studies.

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