Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Title

  • Burris, Jane; O'Rourke, Diane (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1997-01)
    The purpose of this project was to gather detailed information about waste management practices and waste generation and treatment at institutions of higher education in Illinois. Data were collected in two phases from a ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    Describes the problem of plastic pollution and outlines the economic advantages of using pyrolysis to produce crude oil from waste plastics, particularly hard to recycle or non-recyclable plastics.

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  • Brookfield, Frank M.; Wickliff, Alisa B. (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1990)
    The Waste Reduction Advisory System (WRAS) was created to provide a means for generators of regulated and non-regulated waste to find ways to reduce their wastes. The WRAS is an interactive waste management tool designed ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1989)
    This brochure from 1989 provides basic information about source reduction/pollution prevention and where to go for further assistance. It was one of the Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center's first marketing pieces.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1992-01)
    Short case study of a metal shelving manufacturer that used ultrafiltration to extend their cleaning bath life and reduce the amount of hazardous waste generated.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1994-01)
    This fact sheet discusses the use of water-based cleaners as a replacement for solvent degreasers in industrial surface preparation operations. It includes a brief case study of how R.B. White, a metal fabricator, used ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2018-07)
    This bibliography resulted from an information request to identify resources that state and county governments can use when developing waste reduction policies. It serves as a starting point for communities looking to do ...

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  • Scrogum, Joy; McKeen, Kay; Kennedy, Erin (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-10-13)
    Kay McKeen and Erin Kennedy from SCARCE show how to engage students in reducing food waste by conducting a cafeteria waste audit.

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  • Shapiro, Fred (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1998)
    The Clean Air Acts have identified solvents typically used as vehicles in flexographic inks as precursors of ground level ozone, a major cause of health problems for people with respiratory ailments. Hazardous waste ...

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  • Williard, Karl (2012-03-28)
    Karl Williard - Professor of Forest Hydrology, Department of Forestry, Southern Illinois University Carbondale. In agricultural watersheds across the U.S. and world, many woody and herbaceous species of riparian vegetation ...

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  • Walkenbach, Amy (2012-02-02)
    Amy Walkenbach - Bureau of Water, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. Illinois citizens value the lakes, rivers, streams and groundwater of the state and expect that the quality of the water will be protected for ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014)
    This three poster series describes the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's water research projects, which focus on water conservation and reuse, as well as augmentation of saline and brackish water by forward osmosis, ...

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  • Rogers, John (2013-04-25)
    John Rogers - Lee J. Flory Founder Chair in Engineering Innovation, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Professor of Chemistry, Director, F. Seitz Materials Research Laboratory. A characteristic feature of ...

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  • Lindsey, Tim (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 2006, 2013)
    Misunderstanding the true cost of utilizing raw materials such as water can frequently result in poor management choices regarding how the raw materials are used. Metal finishing operations are notorious for using large ...

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  • Ghose, Somik (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2004-09)
    Case study of water use reduction and recycling at an Ohio turkey processing facility.

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  • Kim, Leah; Cho, Aram; Jang, Hari (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    The lamp is created using four materials. The lampshade is constructed using electrical cables and wires, which are removed from computer cables. These wires are weaved and form a cylindrical shape to surround the light. ...

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  • Mathur, Bharat (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2003-03)
    Welcome remarks from Bharat Mathur, Deputy Regional Administrator at EPA Region 5.

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  • (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1998)
    Aqueous waste streams are generated from some manufacturing processes and from waste treatment processes such as absorption, adsorption, and membrane filtration. These waste streams are often too dilute for incineration ...

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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2011)
    Short summary describing volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and what printing products contain them.

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  • David, Mark (2015-12-03)
    Mark David - Professor in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences in the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois. Illinois just finalized and ...

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