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

  • (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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  • Pai, Shantanu (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, 2016-11)
    Hoffer Plastics, located in South Elgin, Illinois, specializes in making custom plastic injection molded items. Their products are used in retail packaging and in the automotive, medical, and appliance industries. Hoffer ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-08)
    Thomason Machine Works, Inc. (TMW) located in Rockford, Illinois, is a second generation family-owned business that has been in operation since 1978. They specialize in replacement parts for a wide variety of header, roll ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015)
    The work of Sweet Beginnings, LLC embodies the triple-bottom-line of sustainability: People, Planet and Prosperity. The social enterprise, launched in 2004 by the North Lawndale Employment Network (NLEN), produces a line ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015)
    In early 2013 Nestlé’s Jacksonville environmental network set a goal to have their factory achieve zero waste to landfill by the end of that year. The network worked with representatives from all four beverage factories ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-12)
    The City of Galena, located along the Mississippi River in northwestern Illinois, is known for its grand, historic downtown district, its rolling hills, and its beautiful fall colors. What most people don’t know is that ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-12)
    The City of Arcola partnered with Tick Tock Energy to decrease municipal energy consumption, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and save the city over $25,000 annually.

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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 Waste Management and Research Center, 2015-12)
    Founded in 1902, McLaughlin Body Company (MBC) once thought of strictly as a leader in the manufacturing of Rollover Protection Structures, today, in addition to best-in-class enclosure technology for vehicles in military, ...

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  • Pai, Shantanu; Bartels, Bart (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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  • Mulrow, John; Pai, Shantanu; Scrogum, Joy (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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  • Pai, Shantanu (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-12)
    The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center conducted a waste audit of their main building in February 2013. Through the process of the waste audit it was found that single use non-hazardous gloves were 13% of the waste ...

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  • Pai, Shantanu (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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  • Pai, Shantanu; Bartels, Bart (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015)
    In Fall 2014, the University of Illinois participated in the Gameday Recycling Challenge for the first time. The Gameday Recycling Challenge is a friendly competition for colleges and universities to promote waste reduction ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-04)
    Waste generation is a huge problem, but we all have the power to help prevent and reduce it by making simple changes in our individual decisions. Use these tips start packing waste free lunches and do your small part ...

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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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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-01)
    ISTC has partnered with American Water and Echologics to validate the efficacy of an advanced leak detection technology based on acoustic monitoring within the Metropolitan Chicago area. This study is important on a number ...

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  • University of Illinois. Prairie Research Institute. Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. Technical Assistance Program (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2021-05)
    What began in 2015 as a waste audit that revealed high-generation of compostable material has led to a multi-year, multi-project implementation plan of compostable material collection in buildings across Argonne National ...

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