Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Title

  • Edmiston, Paul (2019-03-07)
    Paul Edmiston - Theron and Dorothy Peterson Professor of Chemistry and Analytical Chemist at The College of Wooster (Ohio). Porous organosilicas with specific surface chemistries were developed as adsorbents for the selective ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    As you work towards improving the facility's collection procedures, constant monitoring will help evaluate the progress of the implemented procedures and policies. Clear bags help provide a quick visual assessment of ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    Disposable plates and utensils contribute to a large portion of waste stream in most lunchrooms. Single use cutlery and tableware also serves as a recurring cost for food service operations. Switching to, or in most cases ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-12)
    ISTC's technical assistance program engineers successfully facilitated the adoption of an alternative aqueous (water-based) detergent parts cleaning system, which replaced the use of solvent parts clearing at a small, rural ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1994-10)
    HWRIC began supporting investigations into the contamination problems at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge in 1988, shortly after the refuge was placed on the Superfund National Priorities List. The Remedial ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1994)
    This fact sheet provides an overview of projects funded through the Center's Hazardous Waste Research Fund in FY 1995.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1995)
    This fact sheet provides an overview of projects funded through the Center's Hazardous Waste Research Fund in FY 1996.

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  • Carr, Keith - Illinois State Geological Survey; Cahill, Richard - Illinios State Geological Survey (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2019-12-18)
    Restoring floodplains and backwater lakes along large rivers by removing levees requires understanding of the tradeoffs between heavy sediment loads along the main stem of the river versus the negative effects of sediment ...

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  • Helmink, Karl; McFall, Damon (2009-04-08)
    Karl Helmink and Damon McFall - UIUC Facilities and Services Dept. Mr. Helmink and Mr. McFall will discuss the steady progress and significant accomplishments that retrocommissioning (RCx) has achieved on the Champaign-Urbana ...

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  • O'Brien, Kevin C. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017-04)
    Presented at the Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference in Chicago IL. Provided overview of large scale CO2 capture pilot at Abbot Power Plant, selecting options that synergize with the regional economy, identifying ...

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  • Marlin, John C.; Darmody, Robert G. (College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; the Nature of Illinois Foundation; the Illinois Stewardship Advisory Committee., 2005-04)
    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 article details the background of ...

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  • Scrogum, Joy (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017)
    Lecture slides, readings and resource lists, syllabus, and discussion notes for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) course "Reuse as a Sustainability Strategy", taught by Joy Scrogum during the Fall 2017 semester.

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  • Cheryan, Munir (Champaign, IL : Waste Management and Research Center, 2003-11)
    Membrane filtration processes such as ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis have great potential in significantly reducing water consumption in metal finishing industries by allowing recycling of treated electroplating ...

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  • RevOlve 
    (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2010)
    First place in the Artist / Designer category. Team was from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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  • (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1999)
    This fact sheet describes the services that the Center provides to help companies comply with the Risk Management Plan requirements of the Clean Air Act.

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  • Soucek, David J.; Levengood, Jeffrey M.; Gallo, Susan; Hill, Walter R.; Bordson, Gary O.; Talbott, Jonathan L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013-03)
    The highly industrialized Grand Calumet River basin includes an extensive wetlands complex that has been severely degraded through heavy industrial activity, sewage and industrial discharges, landfills, and hazardous waste ...

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  • Mercer, Kevin (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2002-08)
    Describes a public information campaign to educate consumers about the environmental impact of washing cars at home.

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  • Ali, Jonathan; Butow, Mary; Gordon, David (2019-05-21)
    Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a unique class of emerging contaminants due to their environmental persistence and bio-accumulative properties in humans. Water contamination represents a major source of exposure to ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-04)
    Illinois has approximately 16,000 miles of state highways. Along those highways grows grass that is mowed by Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) workers. A team of scientists at the University of Illinois at ...

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  • Martin, Rob; Detweiler, Hans (2013-02-28)
    Rob Martin and Hans Detweiler - Clean Line Energy Partners, LLC, Chicago, Illinois. The Rock Island Clean Line will connect 3,500 megawatts of wind power from Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Minnesota to communities ...

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