Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Title

  • Zheng, Wei; Scott, John W.; Holm, Nancy; Machesky, Michael L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-11)
    Agricultural fields in the Midwestern United States are commonly tile-drained. This drainage system is used to remove excess water from the soil profile to increase crop production and promote soil conservation. However, ...

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  • Zheng, Wei; Li, Xiaolin; Kelly, Walton R. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2012)
    With an increasing population in rural areas, the use of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) and naturally produced steroid hormones is also increasing. However, rural wastewater treatment plants were not ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2003-08)
    Overview of pollution prevention projects in Ohio.

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  • Boyd, Larry (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2004-09)
    Provides an overview of Ohio's Industrial Technology Program, which was funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.

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  • Lindsey, Timothy C.; Montemurro, Tony (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1994-05)
    Triad Engineering under the direction of the Illinois Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center (HWRIC) conducted a study comparing ultrafiltration and vapor recompression recovery technologies on the water soluble ...

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  • Sharma, B.K. (2010)
    Until recently, the oils in common beans (black, kidney, pinto, and great northern) have been largely overlooked since they exist in much lower quantities than the oils in sunflower, soybean, corn, and other seeds.

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  • Small, Brian; Rajagopalan, Nandakishore; Quagrainie, Kwamena (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-03)
    A considerable quantity of saline water is available in Illinois to support the needs of a marine aquaculture industry. The sources vary from isolated, deep rock aquifers to industrial effluents. In the present study, ...

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  • (2015)
    The ISTC Grant Program funded the following projects in fiscal years 2015 and 2016 in conjunction with ISTC’s goal of saving Illinois one billion gallons of water. Results of the projects will be shared via case studies, ...

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  • Chou, Sheng-Fu J.; Herzog, Beverly L.; Valkenburg, John R.; Griffin, Robert A. (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Reseach and Information Center, 1991)
    Determining the optimum time to sample slowly recovering wells for volatile organic compounds was the objective of this research. Three hundred samples from 11 wells finished in fine-grained glacial tills were analyzed for ...

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  • Larson, Richard A.; Marley, Karen A. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011-09)
    Methods to improve the oxidative stability of B100 biodiesel were studied. A combination of a peroxide destroyer - triphenylphosphine - and a chain-breaking antioxidant - propyl gallate - was found to largely prevent ...

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  • Massey, Steve (2014-04-11)
    Steve Massey - Sustainable Practices Manager, Office of the Secretary, Illinois Department of Transportation. The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) consists of a staff of approximately 5,200 employees, occupies ...

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  • Turner, Andrew (2019-09-19)
    Andrew Turner - Associate Professor in Geochemistry, Pollution and the Environment at the University of Plymouth, UK. Plastics are easy to manufacture, durable, lightweight and corrosion-resistant, and for the past forty ...

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  • Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (2014)
    Besides the well-known alternative energy categories such as wind/solar energy and biofuels/biodiesel, alternative energy also includes chemically stored electricity in batteries, capacitors, and fuel cells that could be ...

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  • Boser, Richard; Bierma, Thomas J.; El-Gafy, Mohamed (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2010-04)
    Estimates of construction and demolition (C&D) waste entering landfills range from 20 to 33% of the total waste stream volume. Although waste estimates are difficult to verify, it is clear that, even at the low end of ...

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  • Bierma, Thomas J.; Waterstraat, Francis L. (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1995)

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  • (2018-02-23)
    Erika Houtz, PhD - PFAS Analytical Lead at Arcadis and Jeffrey McDonough, M.S., P.E. - Principal Environmental Engineer at Arcadis. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) comprise a diverse class of contaminants, ...

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  • Hummel, Natalie; Davey, Kathy (2014-06)
    Slides for the webinar "Using EPA's Pollution Prevention Greenhouse Gas and Cost Calculators to Measure Environmental Outcomes", presented on June 18, 2014.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2011-06)
    Presented to a group of Chinese librarians hosted by the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs. Includes an overview of ILA's structure and governance, with more details about two initiatives: The Future of ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1987)
    The Multi-Option Model (MOM) is an interactive computerizediwaste management tool originally developed by ICF Technology, Inc. for the Maryland Hazardous Facilities Siting Board and theiUSEPA. Its primary purpose is to ...

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  • Miller, Gary (2008-10-14)
    Gary Miller - Interim Director, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC). Dr. Miller will present an overview of global warming issues and discuss strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. He will be the ...

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