Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Title

  • Rossi, Mary (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2003-03)
    Discusses Erie County, NY's pollution prevention outreach and assistance program with hospitals in the county.

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (881kB)
  • (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2002-08)
    Discusses a mercury thermometer exchange event held at Cambridge Community Hospital.

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (716kB)
  • Goldberg, Terry (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2002-08)
    Summarizes the current state of mercury collection programs in the Northeast. Also provides an overview of mercury-added products, legislation, and recent studies.

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (4MB)
  • Gonzalez, Ed; Harmon, Jan; Meza, Gina; Harder, Vicki; Bondurant, Lee (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2004)
    This colorful educational comic book, appropriate for middle school and high school students, explains the health risks associated with mercury exposure and the environmental risks associated with mercury pollution. The ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (25MB)
  • Ebbs, Stephen D. (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2006)

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (7MB)
  • Anderson, Paul R.; Lee, Shinwoo; Bunker, Grant; Tannazi, Firouzeh (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2002)

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (2MB)
  • Corbett, Tom; Aucott, Michael (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2005-08-25)
    Overview of mercury switch recycling programs by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (2MB)
  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1998)
    This fact sheet describes several types of industrial paint application methods, as well as their strengths and weaknesses.

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (45kB)
  • Hudson, Robert J.M.; Cooke, Richard A. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-10)
    Several operational woodchip bioreactors were installed at the outlets of agricultural drainage systems located in east central Illinois. The potential for monomethylmercury (MMHg) production and export in these bioreactors ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (2MB)
  • Finley, Rob (2009-04-15)
    Rob Finley - Director, ISGS Energy and Earth Resources Center. Dr. Finley will discuss the progress on the Midwest Geological Sequestration Consortium (MGSC) and Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS) Phase 1/1 large-scale ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (5MB)
  • Rauwerda, Laura (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2002-02)
    Discusses the Michigan Business Pollution Prevention Partnership, a voluntary, non-regulatory business-focused pollution prevention partnership between the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and the business ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (434kB)
  • Rauwerda, Laura; Herb, David (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2003-03)
    Update of pollution prevention activities in Michigan.

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (123kB)
  • Murtadha, Batool (2021-04-27)
    Presented by: Batool Murtadha – Graduate Student at George Mason Univeristy Co-authors: Songjing Yan, Upal Ghosh, and Gregory Foster Abstract: Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been under investigation ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (4MB)
  • Harding, Barry (2021-04-27)
    Presented by: Barry Harding – Technical Leader at AECOM, Barry.Harding@aecom.com Co-authors: Mike Jury, James Buzzell, Matt VanderEide Abstract: Surface Water Foams (SWFs) are frothy, buoyant, air-containing, aqueous ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (2MB)
  • Skerlos, Steven John (2000)
    The design of membrane filtration systems is also influenced by the rate of contaminant build-up in the MWF. Microbiological population growth can grow to potentially hazardous levels in extremely short time-scales. Membrane ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (6MB)Restricted to U of Illinois
  • Skerlos, Steven J. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2000)
    Metalworking fluids (MWFs) are used in manufacturing as coolants, lubricants,mand corrosion inhibitors. Growing MWF acquisition and disposal costs, together with concerns about microbiological health hazards and environmental ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (4MB)
  • Machining Xcellence (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2002-07)
    Spent metal removal fluid (cutting fluid, lubricant, coolant, etc.) is a significant waste stream from the metal fabrication industry. The quantity of waste generated and the cost of fluid purchases could be reduced ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (3MB)
  • Scott, John; Zheng, Wei; Holm, Nancy; Panno, S.V.; Kelly, W.R.; McNeish, R.E.; Hoellein, T.J.; Baranski, E.L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018)
    Low concentrations of microplastics are present in Illinois’ karst groundwater, according to a preliminary study completed in spring 2018. This is the first time that microplastics have been detected in groundwater. The ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (46kB)
  • Scott, John (2019-05-22)
    Since the emergence of mass produced plastics in the 1940s, the global appetite for these materials has skyrocketed. Due to the widespread use and disposal of plastics, the presence of microplastics (MP) is now ubiquitous ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (2MB)
  • Zack, Sarah (2017-03-16)
    Sarah A. Zack - Pollution Prevention Extension Specialist, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (IISG) and University of Illinois Extension. The ecosystem impact of microplastics, a type of land-based marine debris that includes ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (12MB)