Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Title

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  • Springman, Roger (2014-04-25)
    Roger Springman - Agricultural Plastics Consultant (Madison, WI). Plastic provides agriculture with many options to cost-effectively store commodities, ensile forage, contain fertilizers/pesticides, protect crops, etc. ...

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  • Voigt, Tom (2009-11-10)
    Tom Voigt - Associate Professor and Extension Specialist Department of Crop Sciences. The University of Illinois has been collecting data from herbaceous biomass feedstock trials in Illinois since 2004 and is currently ...

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  • Vermette, Stephen J.; Willet, MaryAnn; Cochran, Jack (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1995)

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  • Bond, Tami (2009-10-13)
    Tami Bond - UI Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Choices about energy consumption affect atmospheric chemistry and the climate system. Although climate change is often associated with gases that have long ...

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  • Schideman, Lance (2013-10-23)
    Dr. Lance Schideman, Assistant Professor University of Illinois Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

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  • Holm, Nancy; Dankowicz, Harry; Malmström, Maria; Gröndahl, Fredrik; Ganguly, Rupa; Stablein, Michael (2013-10)
    ISTC held a mini-symposium in October 2013 on the role of algae in future commercial applications for food, feed, bio-based materials, and bioenergy. Srirupa Ganguly of ISTC, Harry Dankowicz of the U of I Department of ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Provides an overview of algae's role in wastewater treatment and biofuels production with a focus on ISTC research.

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  • Peden, Jacqueline M. (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1994)
    A metal finishing process can create environmental problems because it uses chemicals that are not only toxic but also resistant to degradation or decomposition. A study was undertaken at a zinc electroplating operation ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-01)
    The United States uses approximately 200 billion gallons of fuel annually. The infrastructure to support this fuel use costs $12 trillion. Alternative fuels and biofuels can help alleviate U.S. dependence on limited fossil ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    Humans are creatures of convenience. Supermarkets know this, and put candy, gum, and other small items you might not even look for during your shopping trip near the cash register to encourage impulse buying as you're ...

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  • (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1997)
    Describes the services of the Alternative Cleaning Technology Laboratory (ACTL), which was a service of the Illinois Waste Management and Research Center from 1997-2000.

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  • Baker, Rachel D.; Dunford, Richard W.; Warren, John L. (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1991)

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1998)
    Chlorinated and organic solvents are on the way out, so industries have begun to look for alternatives. Current estimates are that 80 to 90% of chlorinated solvents are replaceable and that 80 to 90% of metal cleaning and ...

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  • Risatti, James B.; Ross, Philippe E.; Burnett, LouAnn C. (Hazardous Waste Research & Information Center, 1990)

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  • Salman, Dave (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2007)
    On May 24, 2006, EPA finalized a set of amendments to the national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for the printing and publishing industry which were promulgated on May 30, 1996, under the authority ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2015-02-27)
    Results of a literature search for peer-reviewed documents related to CO2 refrigeration and/or P2 opportunities for ammonia, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen sulfide, n-hexane, nitric compounds, and sulfuric acid, as used in ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-11)
    Describes an ISTC project that evaluated the use of anaerobic digestate from dairy farms as a replacement for peat moss as a plant fertilizer for the horticulture industry.

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  • Zheng, Wei; Li, Xiaolin; Yates, Scott R.; Bradford, Scott A. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    Dairy products are a staple of the American diet. The main ingredient of the dairy industry, milk, has a byproduct even before it reaches the pasteurizing factory. For cows to produce milk, they need to have given birth ...

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  • Barta, Susan; Scott, John W.; Rajagopalan, Kishore (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017)
    Increasing eutrophication of surface water have resulted in an increased risk of algal blooms. In particular, harmful algal blooms (HABs) which are formed by cyanobacteria can produce extremely dangerous toxins and jeopardize ...

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