Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Title

  • Lucero, Lisa (2010-09-08)
    Lisa Lucero - UI Associate Professor of Anthropology. When the southern Maya lowlands became a green desert for four to six months each year during the annual dry season, the Maya needed access to a reliable supply of ...

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  • Beaton, Archie (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2005-03)
    Discusses the Chlorine Free Products Association's third-party certification process for the pulp and paper industry.

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  • Sullivan, William (2007-10-05)
    William Sullivan - Director of the Environmental Council; Associate Professor in UI Dept. of Landscape Architecture

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  • Fournier, Don (2014-12-04)
    Donald Fournier, BEAP, CEM, LEED AP - Energy Consultant for Illinois Association of County Board Members and Commissioners. Planning for climate change - mitigation and adaptation are both necessary for our future. A ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2010-04)
    Slides and bibliography for sustainability planning workshops for Illinois libraries. Includes links to slides for various versions of the workshop.

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  • Miller, Marc (2007-11-19)
    Marc Miller - Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Lt. Governor Pat Quinn

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  • Blackburn, William (2008-04-28)
    William Blackburn - William Blackburn Consulting, Ltd. Mr. Blackburn has more than 30 years of professional experience on the leading edge of sustainable development (sustainability); environment, health and safety ...

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  • Retzlaff, William; Morgan, Susan; Celik, Serdar (2010-03-18)
    William Retzlaff - Assoc. Professor & Chair of Biological Sciences, SlUE; Susan Morgan - Professor & Chair of Civil Engineering, SlUE; and Serdar Celik - Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, SlUE. Green, or ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    Electronic waste, or “e-waste,” generated by computers, TVs, cameras, printers, and cell phones is a new and growing global issue. Through the Sustainable E-waste Design Competition participants will explore solutions to ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-11)
    These posters provide an overview of the environmental issues associated with the waste generated by consumer devices and how the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainable Electronics Initiative is working to ...

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  • Handworker, Carol (2012-11-05)
    Carol Handworker - Reinhardt Schuhmann Jr. Professor of Materials Engineering, Purdue University. With the impending ban on Pb in electronics in 2006, the consumer electronics industry world-wide began working together ...

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  • Cotton, Amanda; Gilkeson, John; Gillis, Nancy; Heath, Garvin (2020-10-22)
    According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, solar power is the fastest-growing energy source in the U.S. and this growth will continue to rise. At the moment, only a few states have adopted solar PV end-of-life ...

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  • Walitsky, Paul (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2003-08)
    Overview of environmentally preferable lighting systems.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Special Libraries Association, Environment Resources Management Division, 2007-10)
    Brief roundup of sustainable living blogs.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Special Libraries Association, Environment Resources Management Division, 2007-10-12)
    Review of The Consumer’s Guide to Effective Environmental Choices: Practical Advice from the Union of Concerned Scientists, Green Living: The E Magazine Handbook for Living Lightly on Earth, Sustainable Living for Dummies, ...

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  • Marlin, John (2010-10-13)
    John Marlin - Research Affiliate, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. Dr. Marlin discussed selected aspects of the Illinois landscape and their implications for long term sustainability. He drew on experiences and ...

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  • Jafari, Navid (2012-12-11)
    Navid Jafari - Doctoral Candidate, NSF Fellow, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Aluminum is a widely used nonferrous metal in the world, being present in ...

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  • Cahill, Thomas (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2007-03-13)
    Discusses ways to reduce stormwater runoff using vegetated roofs, porous pavements with infiltration, and water capture/reuse.

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  • Hoyle, Cynthia (2009-09-17)
    Cynthia Hoyle - Transportation Planning Consultant, Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District. The community of Champaign-Urbana, IL is working to create a sustainable future. Estimates currently suggest that approximately ...

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  • Martin, Dan (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2005-08-25)
    Describes New York City's experience with Zipcar.

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