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

  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1993-11)
    Describes the services of HWRIC's now defunct solvent substitution testing program.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1994-01)
    This fact sheet discusses the use of water-based cleaners as a replacement for solvent degreasers in industrial surface preparation operations. It includes a brief case study of how R.B. White, a metal fabricator, used ...

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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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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1992-06)
    This fact sheet provides information on locating data related to waste management in Illinois.

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  • Bailey, Martin B.; Miller, Gary D.; Case, Laurie J. (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1992)
    The Degree of Hazard program is a computer model which incorporates the Degree of Hazard Methodology as developed by the Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Illinois through funding by the Hazardous ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1991-11)
    Proceedings of a 1991 teleconference on waste reduction opportunities for industrial painting operations. The event was co-sponsored by the Illinois Paint Council, the Illinois Manufacturers Association, and the Illinois ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1992-01)
    Short case study of a metal shelving manufacturer that used ultrafiltration to extend their cleaning bath life and reduce the amount of hazardous waste generated.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1991)
    Spent batteries are a problem for all types of automotive shops. Because they can leak, they are dangerous to handle and can make disposal difficult. In addition, new hazardous waste regulations have created some confusion ...

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  • Kraybill, Daniel D. (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 2002)
    This manual outlines federal and state hazardous and special waste regulations and suggests disposal alternatives to small quantity generators so they can comply with the letter and intent of the regulations in ways that ...

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  • Brookfield, Frank M.; Wickliff, Alisa B. (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1990)
    The Waste Reduction Advisory System (WRAS) was created to provide a means for generators of regulated and non-regulated waste to find ways to reduce their wastes. The WRAS is an interactive waste management tool designed ...

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  • Mehta, Suresh {Sam) (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1989)
    This research report documents the performance, evaluates the cost effectiveness , and investigates the system designer's preferred method of plating-out of metal contaminants from the mixed spent regenerant for an ion ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1989)
    This brochure from 1989 provides basic information about source reduction/pollution prevention and where to go for further assistance. It was one of the Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center's first marketing pieces.

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  • Swedberg, Jacey (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017-05)
    Western Trails is a public elementary school in Carol Stream, IL, Community Consolidated School District 93, serving 386 students during the 2016-2017 school year. With assistance from the environmental education non-profit ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017-05)
    Clarke is a global environmental products and services company. Clarke’s mission is to make communities around the world more livable, safe, and comfortable. They do this by pioneering, developing, and delivering environmentally ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017-05)
    Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) has extensive refining, marketing, and transportation operations concentrated primarily in the Midwest, Northeast, East Coast, Gulf Coast, and Southeast regions of the United States. ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017-02)
    Shop towels and wipes utilized by businesses are commonly used in conjunction with solvents or other materials that contain solvents. These items are commonly generated by businesses after being used for cleaning purposes ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-12)
    GFX Printing, located in Grayslake, IL, produces large format graphics printed on a variety of media. GFX earned initial SGP certification in 2010 and was re-certified in 2012 and 2014. Since attaining their certification, ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-12)
    Lighting is a crucial component of the manufacturing process. It impacts worker productivity, product quality, and facility appearance. Lighting also comprises a significant portion of a facility's energy costs and is ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    Spraying Systems Co manufactures industrial and agricultural spray products, including spray nozzles and accessories. The company wanted to reduce its waste generation and increase diversion. ISTC's Zero Waste program ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2019-12)
    Food and beverage manufacturers routinely use sanitizers to clean product contact surfaces. Their use is critical to ensure that foods are free of microorganisms that can cause foodborne illnesses. Many food and beverage ...

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