Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Title

  • 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • Hale, Robert (2019-05-22)
    Plastics are increasingly used in Global Society. Their low cost incentivizes careless disposal & their entry into the marine environment is projected to double in 10 years. Polymers eventually fragment, as a function of ...

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  • Hickel, Garth; Moore, Cynthia; Brachman, Steve (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2007-03-14)
    Provides an overview of the Midwest Product Stewardship Council.

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  • Sharma, B.K.; Rajagopalan, Kishore (2010)

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  • Scrogum, Joy; Kainz, Jennifer; Blue, Renee (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-11-17)
    Jennifer Kainz and Renee Blue, co-founders of Barrington, IL not-for-profit Mindful Waste, work with schools to help them reduce food waste.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2003-03)
    Update on pollution prevention activities in Minnesota.

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  • Ronchak, Andy; Fortin, Connie (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2012-08)
    Provides an overview of road salt and turfgrass maintenance training modules developed by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

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  • Mion 
    Tansley, Mikenna; Li, Jiayi; Mah, Fren; Davidson, Russell; Vachhar, Kapil (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Mion is a multi-purpose dynamo lighting system. It received Gold honors in the Product category. The project team was from the University of Alberta, Canada.

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  • Khanna, Madhu (2009-10-28)
    Perennial grasses, such as miscanthus and switchgrass, and crop residues, like corn stover, offer considerable potential to produce second generation biofuels and to be co-fired with coal to produce electricity. This ...

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  • Kohno, Satomi (2021-04-28)
    Presented by: Satomi Kohno – Assistant professor at St Cloud State University, skohno@stcloudstate.edu Co-authors: James E. Gerads, Heiko L. Schoenfuss Abstract: A variety of pollutants, including contaminants of ...

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  • Hyun, Kyung Hoon; Hong, Yong Seok; Kim, Yun Jin (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    The Mobile Phone Digital Lock (MPDL) is a lock that is fixed on the public or educational locker.

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  • Moltzen, Mike (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2005-08-25)
    Overview of U.S. EPA Region 2's Diesel Vehicle Idle Reduction Program.

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  • Eppert, Joseph J.; Rajagopalan, Nandakishore; DeVor, Richard E.; Kapoor, Shiv G. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2003)
    Metalworking fluids are designed to perform specified tasks in the factory. However, these fluids can become contaminated during the manufacturing process by other factory components such as tramp oil. As more and more ...

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  • Johnson, Terry (2008-04-25)
    Terry Johnson - Groundwater Protection Program, Waste Management. February 2007, the Office of National Drug Policy issued for the first time guidelines for proper disposal of pharmaceuticals.

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  • Safe, Robert D. (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2002-02)
    Introduction to mold as an indoor air quality issue.

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  • Center for Neighborhood Technology (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2012-04)
    The Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) and Hey and Associates (Hey) worked under the support of the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) to monitor and document the performance of stormwater best management ...

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  • Marans, Robert (2016-04-12)
    Robert Marans - University of Michigan. The scientific challenges of sustainability on which organizations and cities have focused their efforts represent only part of the necessary social transition to a sustainable ...

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  • Marlin, John C.; Darmody, Robert G. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-03)
    The "Mud to Parks" Project highlights a rare opportunity to simultaneously generate environmental, recreational, and economic benefits in two distinct areas of the state of Illinois. This poster details the background of ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2020-05)
    Illinois Rivers 2020 to revive the Illinois River. It was a cooperative effort of the ISTC, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, and other state agencies. Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the Illinois ...

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