Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Title

  • Wyderski, Mary (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2004-09)
    Overview of the U.S. Air Force's evaluation of alternatives to propylene glycol based aircraft deicing fluids.

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  • Marsch, Dan; Springman, Mike (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011, 2013)
    This fact sheet documents the waste reduction measures of a company located in central Illinois that manufactures metal components used in electrical and mechanical support systems. These include conduit, process piping, ...

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  • Marlin, John C. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Provides an overview and photos of spring woodland wildflowers that are native to Illinois.

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  • Jones, Gary (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2004)
    Printers, both large and small, need to be aware of the revisions to air pollution permitting requirements that are being imposed across the country. In the quest for continuing air pollution emission reductions, an ...

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  • Jacobson, Debra F. (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2006)
    The Universal Waste Rules (UWR's) were promulgated by U.S. EPA on May 11, 1995. The UWR's regulate and encourage recycling of hazardous waste nickel-cadmium and other batteries, certain types of waste pesticides, mercury ...

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  • Kissock, Kelly (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2004-09)
    Overview of the services of University of Dayton's Industrial Assessment Center.

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  • Webber, Mike (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2004-09)
    Overview of the Center for Terrorism Preparedness training to prevent workplace violence.

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  • Ascoli, Jean (2008-11-10)
    Architect Jean Ascoli, former project manager with University of Illinois Facility and Services during the design of the Business Instructional Facility, will talk about the building as it was planned from early in the ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-06)
    Loyola University Chicago is a private university founded in 1870. Loyola maintains four campuses internationally, serving 15,902 undergraduate and graduate students and employing more than 4,000 faculty and staff members. ...

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  • Polin, Joseph (2013-06-14)
    Joseph Polin - Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering at South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD. Fast pyrolysis involves the thermochemical conversion of biomass at 400° ...

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  • Zheng, Wei; WIles, Kelsey N.; Dodge, Laurel (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-05)
    The widespread occurrence of pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) and steroid hormones in watersheds has been recognized as an emerging environmental issue. The potential uptake and accumulation of these ...

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  • Nooker, Eric (2013-06-14)
    Eric Nooker - Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Soil, Water, and Climate at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Previous studies illustrated that biochars have sorbed polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) ...

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  • Zheng, Wei; WIles, Kelsey N.; Holm, Nancy; Deppe, Nathan A.; Shipley, Clinton R. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    A team led by Wei Zheng, senior research scientist at ISTC, investigated whether our food is at risk of accumulating PPCPs when irrigated with wastewater from concentrated animal feedlot operations (CAFOs) and wastewater ...

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  • Pytel, Eve (2014-08-08)
    Eve Pytel - Ecological Economist at Delta Institute in Chicago, IL. The increase in the number of insect and storm damaged trees, particularly from the Emerald Ash Borer, has created an overwhelming supply of wood chips. ...

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  • Tess, Scott R. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-02)
    The Urbana Irrigation Controls Study was undertaken to determine if measurable potable water savings and financial savings would result from the installation of irrigation control sensors on automatic landscape irrigation ...

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  • Taylor, Mark (2013-10-31)
    Mark Taylor - Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Assistant Prof. Mark Taylor reviewed the four Solar Decathlon Projects the have been designed and built by interdisciplinary ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    Joining the Food Recovery Challenge can help you become aware of several free food waste assessment tools available from US EPA that help measure and track the amount, type of, and source of food and packaging waste generated ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    Research has shown that the simple act of giving a food selection an interesting, appealing name can increase the amount of that item actually eaten by students. This marketing technique is simple and costs nothing but ...

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  • Kruse, Carl W.; Salmeen, Irving T.; Kalis, Edward M.; Carlson, Stephen L.; Demir, Ilham; Kim, Byung R.; Rostam-Abadi, Massoud (The Center, 1994)
    Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and paint sludge are generated by painting perations at automobile assembly plants. This study's goal was to demonstrate that paint sludge can be converted to adsorbents for the capture ...

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  • Kopach, Michael E. (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2009-06)
    Discussion of the use of electronic laboratory notebooks to track laboratory data, including solvent and chemical use.

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