Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Title

  • ISTC News 
    (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014)
    Quarterly e-news letters covering research, technical assistance, and other events from 2014-present.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-11)
    The overview poster illustrates ISTC's approach to sustainability, which includes applied research & development, technical assistance, and outreach & training. The program specific posters describe current projects in each area.

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  • Foster-Rice, Angela (2019-10-10)
    Angela Foster-Rice - Principal at Aerial Consulting. There are growing expectations that a company should look at not only its direct carbon emissions but also those of its supply chain - and of its broader sphere of ...

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  • Sharma, B.K. (2009)
    Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) grows in the arid southwestern United States. A thick wax on the outside of the plant and in its seeds helps the plants conserve water, but that's not the only thing it's good for. The wax ...

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  • Reiter, Julie (2017-09-14)
    Julie Reiter - Vice President, Human Resources & Sustainable Development. The inspirational story of how one mid-sized company has been transformed through a commitment to Purpose, Sustainability and total Employee ...

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  • Taylor, Steven J.; Kelly, Walton R.; Panno, Samuel V.; Weck, Robert; Zheng, W.; Zhang, Y.; Liu, W.-T. (Illinois Natural History Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, 2014-07-09)
    The objective of this study was to provide data to help address the following questions: Have land use practices become safer for the environment and ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2003)
    One of the most difficult jobs for any information professional is trying to keep up with changes in technology. Just as soon as you think you know how to apply something new in your organization, it's been replaced by ...

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  • Rittmann, Bruce E.; Wrenn, Brian A. (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1995)

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  • Malmström, Maria (2013-10-23)
    Maria Malmström - Industrial Ecology, KTH Discussion of the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden

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  • Keener, Nate (2014-11-13)
    Nate Keener - Director of Sustainability at Lewis and Clark Community College. In 2007, Lewis and Clark Community College (L&C) signed the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC). In 2009, ...

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  • Steinman, Alan (2017-04-27)
    Alan Steinman - Director of Grand Valley State University's Annis Water Resources Institute (MI). Excess nutrient runoff is negatively impacting aquatic ecosystems in the Great Lakes and throughout the world. Understanding ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2004)
    Fluorescent, high intensity discharge, metal halide, high-pressure sodium, and neon lamps and their ballasts contain PCBs, mercury, and other toxic chemicals. In order to properly comply with federal and state regulations, ...

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  • Deal, Brian (2008-03-05)
    Brian Deal - Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Illinois. A fundamental concern as educators, as researchers, and as citizens should be in the quality and sustainability of our ...

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  • Bogner, Jean (2011-11-07)
    Jean Bogner - Research Professor, Dept. of Earth & Environmental Sciences, UIC. Landfill methane is the third largest source of anthropogenic methane in the U.S., also accounting for approximately 1-2% of total global ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    This group of students has formed a company with a business model using lease-based sales for new and used laptops and a goal of zero waste. They have proposed a laptop designed around modularity with a durable, lightweight ...

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  • O'Brien, Kevin C. (U.S. Department of Energy, 2017-08-18)
    The work summarized in this report is the first step towards a project that will re-train and create jobs for personnel in the coal industry and continue regional economic development to benefit regions impacted by previous ...

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  • OBrien, Kevin C. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017)
    The work summarized in this report is the first step towards a project that will re-train and create jobs for personnel in the coal industry and continue regional economic development to benefit regions impacted by previous ...

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  • Morrow, Debra; Piwoni, Marvin D. (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1993-03)
    The US Army Corps of Engineers has experienced numerous problems with bacterial die-off at wastewater treatment plants experiencing loads from aircraft cleaning operations. The logical conclusion reached in investigations ...

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  • Neville, Sarah (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2012-08)
    Presentation about the Safer Pest Control Project's Lawn to Lake project, in collaboration with Lake Champlain Sea Grant, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant, Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission, Chicago Metropolitan ...

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  • Hoff, Jim (2011-09-15)
    Environmental researchers agree that Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a promising method for assessing the overall environmental impact of the buildings in which we live, work and play. Although LCA is acknowledged to be an ...

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