Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Title

  • Sresty, Guggilam C. (The Center, 1990)

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  • West, Keith; Pferdehirt, Wayne; Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2003)
    This fact sheet describes how printers can take actions that will help them to recover silver while generating less waste during image processing. These wastes typically include film, developer, fixer, and wash water, all ...

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  • Illinois Waste Management and Research Center (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2004)
    This fact sheet offers suggestions for greening your winter holiday celebrations.

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    Since 2010, the Urbana-Champaign campus has taken several steps toward achieving zero waste. The 2015 Illinois Climate Action Plan (iCAP) includes the goal of increasing diversion of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) from landfill ...

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1998)
    This fact sheet offers suggestions for reducing paint related wastes in auto body shops.

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  • Ronda, Ray (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 2000)
    This case study details how ISTC helped Alexian Brothers Medical Center reduce their solvent use by distilling their used alcohol and xylene on site, rather than disposing of them and purchasing new solvent every week.

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  • Levitan, Lois (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2005-08-26)
    Describes a project to encourage farmers to recycling agricultural plastics, rather than burn them.

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  • Delta Institute (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-01)
    Purchasing decisions made by companies for electronic office equipment, such as computers, printers, and fax machines, are often not made with the equipment end-of-life disposition in mind. Purchasing agents develop technical ...

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  • Marsch, Dan; Springman, Mike (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009, 2013)
    Water treatment facilities incorporate a variety of techniques when processing drinking water. No matter what individual techniques they use, all processes involve a series of pumps and motors to move water from a source ...

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  • Monteleone, Doreen (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2000)
    The objective of the flexographic printing process is to transfer solid color, or pigment, while suspended in a volatile liquid carrier, such as water or solvent, to a substrate. The challenge of the flexo process is to ...

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  • (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1998)
    Large or small, businesses can reduce paint wastes, from half-congealed paint to paint/solvent sludge without an investment. Most often, money is saved, efficiency improves, and the workplace is made safer. This fact sheet ...

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  • Rajagopalan, Kishore (2010-05-05)
    Kishore Rajagopalan - Associate Director, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The conversion of biomass to energy, under the current state-of-the-art processes, requires the ...

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  • (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 1999, 2013)
    Ace Plating Company is a small Chicago job shop that offers a variety of electoplating finishes including brass, nickel, and copper. Ace contacted ISTC after they were notified that they would need to begin paying an annual ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-02)
    Carus Corporation is an environmental services company providing materials to the water, industrial, air and soil remediation markets, operating six sites globally. Carus Corporation has reduced the energy and carbon ...

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  • Marsch, Dan; Springman, Mike (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2010, 2013)
    The Harris Broadcast Communication Division (BCD), located in Quincy, Illinois, manufactures radio and television transmitters including High Definition TV and High Definition Radio. Harris Corporation and its employees ...

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  • Deluhery, Jennifer; Chen, Shu; Rajagopalan, Nandakishore (2011)
    The goals of this project were to benchmark water use in cooling towers & at the Abbott RO Plant on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus and generate ideas for improving water use efficiency.

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  • Hughes, David (2015-11-05)
    David Hughes - Manager of Water Research and Innovation and Environmental Stewardship at American Water. This pilot project sought to quantify the reduction of infrastructure leakage using active acoustic monitoring. ...

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  • Hughes, David M.; Venkatesh, Chandan (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-02)
    This project sought to further the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center’s (ISTC) stated goal of reducing a billion gallons of water waste in the state of Illinois. This reduction can be directed in part at water utilities ...

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  • Plewa, Michael J.; Minear, Roger; Ades-McInerney, Diane; Wagner, Elizabeth (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, Illinois State Water Survey Division, 1988)

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  • (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2009-06)

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