Browse Staff Presentations and Publications - Illinois Sustainable Technology Center by Issue Date

  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2002-06)
    As search engine technology and usability improves, people have become more and more comfortable doing their own searching. Although most people can find what they need eventually, the strategies outlined in this guide ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2003)
    One of the most difficult jobs for any information professional is trying to keep up with changes in technology. Just as soon as you think you know how to apply something new in your organization, it's been replaced by ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2004)
    Fluorescent, high intensity discharge, metal halide, high-pressure sodium, and neon lamps and their ballasts contain PCBs, mercury, and other toxic chemicals. In order to properly comply with federal and state regulations, ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2004)
    This bibliography contains web sites, books, articles, and journals related to waste management and pollution prevention in the food service industry.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2004)
    Sustainable product design incorporates environmental considerations into the product development cycle. This bibliography links to relevant resources on the topic.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2005)
    This reference guide includes links to consumer information and more technical research articles which discuss the potential health and environmental impacts of CCA and arsenic, risk assessment information, and environmental ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2005)
    A compilation of alternative fuels information resources, including web sites, books, and journal articles.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2005)
    This reference guide includes links to classroom activities, background and policy information, standards, and reference sources that teachers can use to develop their own environmental education lesson plans.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2005)
    Searching for environmental laws and regulations can be frustrating, especially if you’re not sure where to start. This article provides a basic guide to locating environmental laws, regulations, and policy information.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2005-04)
    The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970, the same year that President Richard Nixon signed the legislation that created the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Its founder, Senator Gaylord Nelson, envisioned it ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2006)

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2006)
    Many states use awards programs as an incentive to reward companies who adopt pollution prevention (P2) strategies. In 1981, North Carolina began the first pollution prevention awards program, calling it the Governor's ...

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  • Stephens, Rita C.; Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2006-07-19)
    There are two avenues to explore when researching nanotechnology and the environment. The first is the effect of nanomaterials on the environment and human health. The second is how nanomaterials can be used to benefit the ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L.; Scrogum, Joy (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2007)
    Poster presented at the 2007 Health Science Librarians of Illinois Annual Conference.

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  • Bordson, Lauren; Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2007-03)
    Environmental issues provide the backdrop for an array of novels, from suspense to romance to comedy. This bibliography includes books for young adults and adults.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2007-03-22)
    Environmental information is multidisciplinary. It encompasses many fields, including engineering, chemistry, ecology, biology, agriculture, economics, history, and business. In the WMRC collection, the topic of waste is ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Special Libraries Association, Environment Resources Management Division, 2007-10)
    Brief roundup of sustainable living blogs.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Waste Management and Research Center, 2007-10-23)
    Bibliography to supplement Pollution Prevention in the Health Care Industry: An Introduction.

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  • Lindsey, Timothy C.; Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2008-05)
    Overview of things that organizations can do to be more environmentally friendly.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Illinois Library Association, 2008-10)
    My Turn essay on ways that libraries can be more environmentally responsible.

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