Browse TN Series and other Factsheets - Illinois Sustainable Technology Center by Title

  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-04)
    Illinois Sustainable Technology Center along with Facilities and Services approached the Student Sustainability Committee for financial assistance to add recycling containers at the Quad. The intent of the Zero Waste ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Waste Management and Research Center, 1997-03)
    Antifreeze plays an essential role in maintaining proper car operation. This fact sheet provides information on proper use and disposal, pollution prevention techniques, and health effects of antifreeze.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009, 2013)
    Carlisle SynTec manufactures single-ply roofing systems primarily for commercial and industrial applications. In most situations, return of boiler steam condensate is a viable and often utilized energy recovery and water ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-12)
    The Forest Preserve District of Cook County (District) is committed to protecting Chicagoland ecosystems for future generations to enjoy. Through environmental stewardship and educational programs, the District makes natural ...

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  • (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 1997, 2013)
    Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) engineers conducted this project to evaluate the technical and economic potential for ultrafiltration to recycle aqueous cleaning solutions used at the Ford Stamping Plant.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-07)
    A waste audit was conducted by the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) for the Urbana City Building in December, 2013. ISTC made recommendations to increase overall recycling rates after the waste audit was ...

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  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1998)
    This fact sheet offers suggestions for reducing paint related wastes in auto body shops.

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  • Ronda, Ray (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 2000)
    This case study details how ISTC helped Alexian Brothers Medical Center reduce their solvent use by distilling their used alcohol and xylene on site, rather than disposing of them and purchasing new solvent every week.

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  • Marsch, Dan; Springman, Mike (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009, 2013)
    Water treatment facilities incorporate a variety of techniques when processing drinking water. No matter what individual techniques they use, all processes involve a series of pumps and motors to move water from a source ...

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  • (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 1998)
    Large or small, businesses can reduce paint wastes, from half-congealed paint to paint/solvent sludge without an investment. Most often, money is saved, efficiency improves, and the workplace is made safer. This fact sheet ...

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  • (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 1999, 2013)
    Ace Plating Company is a small Chicago job shop that offers a variety of electoplating finishes including brass, nickel, and copper. Ace contacted ISTC after they were notified that they would need to begin paying an annual ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-02)
    Carus Corporation is an environmental services company providing materials to the water, industrial, air and soil remediation markets, operating six sites globally. Carus Corporation has reduced the energy and carbon ...

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  • Marsch, Dan; Springman, Mike (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2010, 2013)
    The Harris Broadcast Communication Division (BCD), located in Quincy, Illinois, manufactures radio and television transmitters including High Definition TV and High Definition Radio. Harris Corporation and its employees ...

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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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  • (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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  • (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (formerly Illinois Waste Management and Research Center), 1999, 2013)
    This case study describes a membrane filtration project to recover roller mill coolant at B-Line Systems, a manufacturer of metal support systems used for conduit, wiring, and other equipment.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1992-10)
    This fact sheet outlines the safe use and disposal of antifreeze by home mechanics.

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