Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center TN Series by Title

  • Marsch, Dan; Springman, Mike (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011, 2013)
    This fact sheet documents the waste reduction measures of a company located in central Illinois that manufactures metal components used in electrical and mechanical support systems. These include conduit, process piping, ...
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  • Marsch, Dan; Springman, Mike (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011, 2013)
    This case study documents how two vendors worked together with the City of Effingham to improve the design, operation and energy efficiency of its water and wastewater treatment facilities.
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  • Marsch, Dan (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 2007, 2013)
    This fact sheet provides a worksheet that facilities can use to determine how much they're spending on compressed air in their operations.
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  • Shipchandler, Riyaz (Champaign, IL : Waste Management and Research Center, 2008-02-06)
    The Waste Management & Research Center estimated emissions from leaf blowers under three different policy scenarios for the Chicago metropolitan region: (1) a baseline that assumes no local ordinances have been enacted, ...
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  • Lindsey, Tim (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 2006, 2013)
    Misunderstanding the true cost of utilizing raw materials such as water can frequently result in poor management choices regarding how the raw materials are used. Metal finishing operations are notorious for using large ...
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  • (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1998)
    Aqueous waste streams are generated from some manufacturing processes and from waste treatment processes such as absorption, adsorption, and membrane filtration. These waste streams are often too dilute for incineration ...
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  • Brown, Jerry (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2002, 2013)
    Ace Plating Company is a small Chicago job shop offering a variety of decorative electroplating finishes including various types of brass, nickel, bronze and copper. In 1993, Ace Plating used about five million gallons of ...
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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-04)
    Founded in 1985, the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) has helped thousands of organizations and citizens implement sustainable solutions to environmental and economic challenges. ISTC's mission is to encourage ...
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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-04)
    The Urbana City Building Complex is comprised of three buildings, originally constructed in the early 1960s and modified in the 1990s. The complex houses the offices of the Executive (Mayor), Community Development, and ...
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