Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Title

  • Ng, Carla (2019-10-31)
    Carla Ng - Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Pittsburgh and secondary appointment in Environmental and Occupational Health, Graduate School of Public Health. Per- and ...

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  • Shapiro, Karen; Zinkl, Diana; Dierks, Angela (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1997)
    The goals of the Illinois Pollution Prevention Act of 1992 are to reduce disposal and release oftoxic or hazardous materials into the environment and encourage pollution prevention (P2) in Illinois. Toxic Release Inventory ...

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  • Wood, Gillen (2011-04-20)
    Gillen Wood - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign English Dept. and Director of the Sustainability Studies Initiative in the Humanities. What happens when the world's climate reaches a sudden tipping point? The ...

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  • Costello, Kenneth W.; Rainson, Felicia (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1985)

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-01)
    Changing perceptions about our place in, and relationship to, the rest of the natural world, is a crucial aspect of fostering sustainable behavior. Worldviews shape decisions. Lack of awareness, confusion, or apathy toward ...

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  • Metcalf, Cam (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2009-06)
    Overview of the Kentucky Pollution Prevention Program's energy efficiency technical assistance approach.

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  • Jacobson, Debra; Lindsey, Tim; Scrogum, Joy; Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2019-08)
    The information in this publication was originally developed as narrative for the Technology Diffusion Topic Hub in 2004. Topic Hubs were web-based guides to peer-reviewed pollution prevention information and expertise on ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1996-09)
    Program booklet for the tenth annual Governor's Pollution Prevention Awards, held at the Renaissance Springfield Hotel, Springfield, IL on September 10, 1996.

    Award winners
    • Chrysler ...

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  • Eberle, Tamara (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2002-08)
    Brief overview of thINK Food, which recycles printer cartridges.

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  • Boubekri, Nourredine; Fallahi, Behrooz (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017-08)
    The current trend in the metal-cutting industry is to find ways to completely eliminate or drastically reduce cutting fluid use in most machining operations. Recent advances in tool and machine technology have made it ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2017-05-04)
    These activities were intended to give attendees experience with using the tools they heard about during the 2017 Triple Regional Pollution Prevention conference. Use the Tools for TAPs LibGuide (available at http://guid ...

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  • Guerriero, Margaret (2014-04-23)
    Margaret Guerriero - Director of the Land and Chemicals Division, Region 5, U.S. EPA. Born in the wake of elevated concern about environmental pollution, EPA was established on December 2, 1970, to consolidate in one ...

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  • Darmody, Robert G. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-12)
    This study investigated the impact of soil modification due to suburbanization on municipal water demand. The tested hypothesis was that soils under natural or agricultural conditions allowed more water infiltration and ...

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  • Granek, Fred (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2002-08)
    Overview of Toronto's regional sustainability program.

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  • Mika, Mary Ellen; Warners, Mike; Harrington, Jerry (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2007-03-13)
    Describes a project undertaken by Steelcase with help from the Green Suppliers Network to implement Lean and Clean principles in their manufacturing facilities.

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  • Bierma, Thomas J.; Waterstraat, Francis L. (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2004)

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  • Peaslee, Graham; Eastman, Emi; Linton, Brieana; McCarthy, Mallory; Gonzales, Alec; Wilkinson, John; Majumdar, Ashabari; McGuinness, Sean (2019-05-21)
    A series of commercially available personal care products have been screened for the presence of fluorine, as a surrogate for the presence of per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS). The novel total fluorine method ...

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  • Lu, Teddy; Goldman, David; Liang, Bart; Cervantes, Dave (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    A kiosk like no other that empowers the tourist, and all alike to see the city and become urban explorers, discovering new places to eat, see and experience, and to power it – refurbished, and salvaged “electronic-waste.”

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  • Winter, Jessica (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2007-03-13)
    Overview of the Great Lakes Mercury Phase-Down Strategy Team's work, which targeted dental amalgam, thermostats, switches, relays, measurement control devices, lamps, and fever thermometers.

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  • Sinha, Sanjiv (2011-11-10)
    Sanjiv Sinha - Assistant Professor in Mechanical Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Extracting work from low quality heat (T<150-200 C) can positively impact energy efficiency in ...

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