Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Title

  • Meschewski, Elizabeth; Barnes, Laura L.; Dugard, Claire (Champaign, IL : Prairie Research Institute, 2020-02-10)
    This report was created at the request of the Illinois Legislature in IL HB5741, passed in May 2018. It is a review of the state of scientific knowledge known about contaminants of emerging concern (CEC) in wastewater ...

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  • Scrogum, Joy (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2002-08)
    Summarizes the concept of content sharing on web sites within the context of GLRPPR's information resources.

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  • Risch, Alyssa (2021-04-27)
    Presented by: Alyssa Risch – Undergraduate research assistant at University of St. Thomas, risc9782@stthomas.edu Co-authors: Kailey E. Beer, Isabella M. Kelly, Stephanie M. Berg, Christina K. Remucal, Kristine H. ...

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  • Cade, Amy; Carrillo, Victor; Chavez, David; Winans, Suzanna (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    Our concept takes old computer components and revamps them to create a completely new product that will attach to any bicycle. The wasted energy gathered can be to recharge your phone or other electronic device on the way ...

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  • Kinter, Marci (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2004)
    Plastisol is general name given to the PVC (polyvinyl chloride) inks that are used in textile screen printing. These inks are extremely diverse in opacity, viscosity, application, and finish appearance. Plastisols are ...

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  • Nakles, David V.; Spanaus, Daniel D.; Garside, Peter G.; Banks, Robert R. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1989-05)
    This study presents the results of a preliminary assessment of the feasibility of converting an existing kiln facility, the KILnGAS Commercial Module (KCM) in East Alton, lllinois, to a hazardous waste incinerator. The ...

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  • Skrinak, Kris (2013-01-31)
    Kris Skrinak - President of adaptiveARC, Inc. San Jose, California. Gasification for energy has been practiced for over 100 years and biomass is the leading source of renewable energy in the USA. There is a very large ...

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  • (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 1997, 2013)
    A manufacturer of aluminum discs used for the production of CD-ROMs and other computer peripherals was discharging a high biological oxygen demand (BOD) effluent at a rate of 35,000 gallons/day. This waste was consuming ...

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  • Boyle, Malcolm (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013-05)
    QMA, Inc. is located in Elk Grove Village, IL. The company makes printed wiring boards (PWBs) and employs about 40 people. QMA wanted to reduce the cost of disposing of its wastewater which was being hauled off site. The ...

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  • Jiang, Junhua; Holm, Nancy (2013)
    Known as “agricultural residue,” corn cobs are typically left on the field after harvest and wasted. But if farmers collected corn cobs to sell as a carbon source, the farmer would earn a little extra income and the tech ...

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  • Mohanty, Manoj (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009-09-09)
    Manoj Mohanty - Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

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  • (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 1999, 2013)
    Pollution prevention can save money on the costs involved in an industrial production process, as well as provide new sources of revenue. Many pollution prevention opportunities cost very little to carry out and can be ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    Food service managers can lower costs and eliminate waste by creating a menu that allows for the multiple uses of key ingredients throughout the week. It may be cheaper to purchase an item in bulk, but unless menus are ...

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  • Davison, Mercy (2010-10-20)
    Mercy Davison - Town Planner in Normal, IL. In 2010, the Town of Normal was in the middle of a robust revitalization of its central business district, called Uptown. As part of this effort, Normal has committed to ...

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  • OBrien, Kevin C.; Lu, Yongqi; Patel, Vinod; Greenberg, Sallie; Locke, Randall; Larson, Michael; Krishnamurthy, Krish R.; Byron, Makini; Naumovitz, Joseph; Guth, David S.; Bennett, Stephen J. (Elsevier, 2017-07)
    The successful implementation of CCUS requires the confluence of technology, regulatory, and financial factors. One of the factors that impact this confluence is the ability to utilize and monetize captured CO2. The ...

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  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Construction Research Lab (2010-04-21)
    How do we measure the sustainability of community's water use and supply? Using an army base, Fort Bliss, in drought-prone West Texas as a case study, we tailored a regional water balance model to track the water budgets ...

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  • Veciana, Mersabel (2021-04-28)
    Presented by: Mersabel Veciana – PhD Student at University of Queensland – Advanced Water Management Centre, m.veciana@uq.edu.au Co-authors: J. Bräunig, M.L. Pype, G. Carvalho, J. Keller, P. Ledezma Abstract: This ...

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  • Zheng, Wei (2010-09-01)
    Wei Zheng - Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    Sometimes if you want to change behavior, you need to make the desired behavior easier for people. Consider younger students with smaller mouths, with many of their first teeth still in place. It can be easier for them to ...

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  • Peipert, Daniel; Stommel, Elijah (2019-05-21)
    Cyanobacteria (CB) produce harmful toxins that have been associated with several acute and chronic human diseases and rapid death in domestic animals ingesting bloom material. Aerosol from waterbodies appears to be an ...

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