Browse Zero Waste Publications -- Illinois Sustainable Technology Center by Title

  • Pai, Shantanu (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-09)
    Since 2010, the University has taken several major steps toward achieving zero waste. In 2013, the University engaged the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center to conduct a campus-wide waste characterization study to ...

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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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  • Ahlberg, Liz (Urbana, IL : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015)
    Madeline Kull didn't know much about sustainability initiatives before starting an internship at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, but found that the field fit her like a recycled glove. Through the internship, ...

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  • University of Illinois. Prairie Research Institute. Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. Technical Assistance Program (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2019-02)
    The Illinois Climate Action Plan’s (iCAP) roadmap to a sustainable campus environment identifies goals, objectives, and potential strategies to meet the 45% diversion target for the University of Illinois Campus by 2020. ...

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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; 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, 2014-07)
    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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    Since 2010, the Urbana-Champaign campus has taken several steps toward achieving zero waste. The 2015 Illinois Climate Action Plan (iCAP) includes the goal of increasing diversion of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) from landfill ...

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  • Scrogum, Joy (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    This sculpture is a part of a grant received from the Student Sustainability Committee (SSC) and is meant to raise awareness of the magnitude of waste generated on campus and in the US, as well as options for waste reduction ...

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  • University of Illinois. Prairie Research Institute. Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. Technical Assistance Program (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-11)
    The primary deliverable of this proposed project is to provide a detailed waste characterization assessment for three facilities located throughout the Urbana-Champaign campus of the University of Illinois. Lincoln Avenue ...

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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, 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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  • 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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  • Pai, Shantanu (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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