Browse Posters - Illinois Sustainable Technology Center by Issue Date

  • Scrogum, Joy; Luber, Elizabeth (2012)
    Is a laptop computer useless without a hard drive? A group of University of Illinois students decided to find out. With funding provided by Dell and a grant from the Sustainable Electronics Initiative (SEI) at the Illinois ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2012)
    The Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) and Hey & Associates of Chicago monitored and documented the performance of stormwater best management practices (BMPs) in the Chicago area during 2009 and 2010. There were three ...

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  • Pickowitz, Joe (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    This poster summarizes recent ISTC projects related to biodiesel, including: McDonald's Waste Oil to Biodiesel; U of I Dining Halls' Waste Oil to Biodiesel; Jatropha Seeds to Biodiesel and Soap; and Soap from Glycerin, a ...

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  • Marlin, John C. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Provides information about woodland wildflowers commonly used in Illinois landscaping.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Provides an overview of algae's role in wastewater treatment and biofuels production with a focus on ISTC research.

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  • Marlin, John C. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Provides an overview and photos of spring woodland wildflowers that are native to Illinois.

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  • Biochar 
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    Biochar is a charcoal material byproduct produced from the thermochemical conversion of biomass in a limited oxygen environment. This process, called pyrolysis, also creates syngas and bio-oils, which are used to generate ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Provides an overview of membrane technology and it's uses in wastewater treatment with and emphasis on research at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center.

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  • Marlin, John C. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    The Student Sustainability Committee at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign provided a grant to the Prairie Research Institute to develop a native prairie patch behind the Natural Resources Building (NRB) and ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Summarized the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's energy research projects.

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  • Marlin, John C.; Donovan, Lindsay (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014)
    The prairie at Florida and Orchard streets in Urbana underwent a transformation over the 2013 growing season. In April, it was dominated by dandelions and weeds. As the season progressed, a variety of prairie plants ...

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  • Jacobson, Deb; Carroll, Cassie; Zlevor, Irene (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014)
    Every year ISTC receives an amazing variety of project descriptions from Governor’s Award applicants. ISTC encourages applicants to track the various cost savings and environmental outcomes that result from their efforts. ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014)
    This three poster series describes the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's water research projects, which focus on water conservation and reuse, as well as augmentation of saline and brackish water by forward osmosis, ...

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  • Salih, Hafiz; Patel, Vinod; Rajagopalan, Nandakishore (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015)
    Dewatering has been a technical and economical barrier to the stabilization of coal tailings and the utilization of ultrafine coal particles from coal preparation. While substantial progress continues to be made in ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015)
    Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from coal-fired power plants and other industrial facilities need to be reduced as part of U.S. EPA's Clean Power Plan. Current carbon capture technologies are very energy intensive and nearly ...

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  • Marlin, John C.; Darmody, Robert G. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-03)
    The "Mud to Parks" Project highlights a rare opportunity to simultaneously generate environmental, recreational, and economic benefits in two distinct areas of the state of Illinois. This poster details the background of ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-11)
    The overview poster illustrates ISTC's approach to sustainability, which includes applied research & development, technical assistance, and outreach & training. The program specific posters describe current projects in each area.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-11)
    Describes an ISTC project that evaluated the use of anaerobic digestate from dairy farms as a replacement for peat moss as a plant fertilizer for the horticulture industry.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-11)
    These posters provide an overview of the environmental issues associated with the waste generated by consumer devices and how the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainable Electronics Initiative is working to ...

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  • Ganguly, Srirupa; Rajagopalan, Nandakishore; Narula, A.; Li, J. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    Poster summarizes the results of a study of wastewater treatment plants in Illinois with an emphasis on performance metrics. A survey was sent out to over 200 wastewater treatment plants in IL, of which 77 plants responded. ...

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