Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Title

  • Turyk, Mary (2017-02-16)
    Mary Turyk - Associate Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago. Human exposure to persistent organic pollutants, or POPs, is ubiquitous and occurs primarily through consumption ...

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  • Farnik, Tamara; Ferguson, Beth; Rosenblatt, Rebecca (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    We intend to recycle LCD monitors coupled with overhead projectors to project movies for communities of developing countries and their schools.

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  • Noble, Steve; Kinter, Marci (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2005)
    The use of digital printing applications and integration of these applications into traditional print markets is rapidly expanding. Digital, unlike the traditional print processes, is a direct to output device process thus ...

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  • digitizer 
    Catudio, J. Makai; Barnes, Ryan (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2012)
    This is a design concept for a digitizer that would turn a film-based camera into a digital camera using the latest image-sensor technology. It would replace the film capsule in the camera with a digitizer made from ...

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  • Dismantle 
    (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    By replacing screws with “drafted embossed fasteners” and employing a “master-lock” pin to hold the circuit board in place, this team has developed a laptop with can be fully disassembled in about 90 seconds. This compares ...

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  • Boehme, Susan (2008-04-25)
    Susan Boehme - IL-IN Sea Grant/U.S. EPA GLNPO. Discusses medicine take back programs around the country and their benefits.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    Distribute the ISTC guide "Waste-Free Lunches" to students and their families. This can be done either by sending printed copies home to parents, or by providing a link to the guide in a school newsletter, blog, web site, ...

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  • Mead, Ralph (2021-04-27)
    Presented by: Ralph Mead – Professor at University of North Carolina WIlmington, meadr@uncw.edu Co-authors: Rosa I.S. Garcia, Megumi Shimizu. Jennifer Harfmann, G. Brooks Avery, Robert J. Kieber, Stephen A. Skrabal Abstract: ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    After you have practiced source reduction and diverted any unused edible food to humans or animals for consumption, the next preferable activity on the US EPA Food Recovery Hierarchy is divert food waste for industrial ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    Before making any changes to your lunchroom procedures that result in the reduction food waste, it’s important to get a feel for the types and quantities of waste being generated on a typical day. A baseline waste ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    The baseline waste characterization helped you identify and quantify waste streams in your facility. The initial waste characterization enabled you to create a tailored strategy for your facility to reduce food waste. A ...

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  • Cioci, Madalyn (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2015-07)
    This presentation summarizes the results of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's BPA in Thermal Paper project and offers suggestions for reducing BPA exposure from the handling of thermal paper. The webinar also included ...

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  • Demissie, Misganaw; Keefer, Laura (The Center, 1991)
    This documentation is a guide to the structure and relational nature of the datafiles used in this project. Below are special notes to be taken into consideration when using the datafiles. It is strongly advised that a ...

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  • McAlear, Hugh (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2003-03)
    Update on U.S. Department of Defense pollution prevention partnership activities.

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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2004-01)
    As a result of increased security concerns in the United States, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) released new rules, which took effect September 23, 2003, requiring security planning and training for certain ...

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  • Jacobson, Deb (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2003)
    As a result of increased security concerns in the United States, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) released new rules, which took effect September 23, 2003, requiring security planning and training for certain ...

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  • Eichrom Industries, Inc (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1997-04-15)
    In 1995, operating under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) between Argonne National Laboratory, Wayne Circuits, Inc. and Eichrom Industries, Inc., a process was devised to treat and recycle printed ...

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  • Slowikowski, James A.; Cahill, Richard A. (2006-09)
    The Illinois Waterway (IWW) is a significant resource to the state of Illinois and the nation as a whole. Commercial navigation on the Illinois Waterway provides a vital means for transporting commodities to and from blue ...

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  • Darmody, Robert G.; Diaz, Dorivar Ruiz (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017-08)
    Periodic dredging of lakes and waterways generates large amounts of material, often stored indefinitely in extensive sediment basins. A proposed dredging project in the Peoria Lake portion of the Illinois River will generate ...

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  • Boxall, Alistair (2016-05-03)
    Alistair B A Boxall - Environment Department, University of York, Heslington, York, UK. We will probably all use pharmaceuticals at some stage in our life. Following use, pharmaceuticals are excreted into the sewage ...

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